United B763 near Halifax on Jun 12th 2017, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: June 13, 2017 / 21:07:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 12, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-956

Aircraft Registration
N651UA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A United Boeing 767-300, registration N651UA performing flight UA-956 from Newark,NJ (USA) to Geneva (Switzerland), was enroute at FL360 about 130nm south of Halifax,NS (Canada) when the crew initiated an emergency descent to FL100 due to the loss of cabin pressure. The aircraft turned around and returned to Newark for a safe landing about 100 minutes later.

A replacement Boeing 767-300 registration N676UA departed about 3 hours after landing, but needed to return too, see Incident: United B763 near Newark on Jun 12th 2017, equipment cooling problem.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 12, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-956

Aircraft Registration
N651UA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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