Incident Boeing 737-924 (WL) N30401, Sunday 29 December 2019
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Date:Sunday 29 December 2019
Time:c. 16:30 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B739 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-924 (WL)
Owner/operator:United Airlines
Registration: N30401
MSN: 30118/820
Year of manufacture:2001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:near Houston, TX -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Cancún Airport (CUN/MMUN)
Destination airport:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
United Airlines flight UA1712 diverted to Houston, Texas, USA, after suffering engine problems en route.
The aircraft, a Boeing 737-900, departed Cancún, Mexico, at 14:33 UTC with a 13:30h delay. The aircraft was en route when it initiated an en route climb from FL340 to FL360 at 16:29 UTC.
A passenger reported on Twitter that the no.1 engine (CFM56-7B26) suffered a failure. The flight crew turned back and initiated a descent towards Houston, where a safe landing was made at 17:08 UTC.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

23 February 2018 N30401 United Air Lines 0 Green Bay–Austin Straubel International Airport, WI (GRB/KGRB) non
Runway excursion
21 February 2019 N30401 United Airlines 0 Orlando, Florida non
Engine failure


Revision history:

30-Dec-2019 18:19 harro Added

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