United B772 near San Francisco on Jul 19th 2017, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: July 19, 2017 / 20:28:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 19, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-408

Aircraft Registration
N797UA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

A United Boeing 777-200, registration N797UA performing flight UA-408 from San Francisco,CA to Washington Dulles,DC (USA), was climbing out of San Francisco when the crew stopped the climb at FL270 reporting an engine (PW4090) failure and decided to return to San Francisco for a safe landing on runway 28R about 35 minutes later. The aircraft taxied to the apron.

The FAA reported the aircraft declared emergency due to an engine problem.

A replacement Boeing 777-200 registration N217UA is estimated to reach Washington with a delay of 6 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 19, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-408

Aircraft Registration
N797UA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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