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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236024
Last updated: 6 July 2020
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Date:14-MAY-2020
Time:13:10 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B789 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
Owner/operator:United Airlines
Registration: N26952
C/n / msn: 36403/263
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:870 km east-northeast of Tokyo/Narita International Airport (NRT/RJAA) -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Hong Kong International Airport/Chek Lap Kok (HKG/VHHH), Hong Kong
Destination airport:San Francisco International Airport (SFO/KSFO), CA, USA
Narrative:
A Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner of United Airlines, operating flight UAL/UA2862, suffered crack on the left front windshield en route at 870 km east-northeast of Tokyo/Narita International Airport. The crew declared an emergency at 13:10 UTC(22:10 Japan Standard Time), and made a safe landing at Narita beyond the curfew at 15:07 UTC(00:07 JST on 15th May). The flight had no passengers and there were no injuries among four crew.

No radio transmissions have been recovered from LiveATC so far, although on the Narita Emergency/Guard frequency at 13:12:14, the following was heard: "There's an aircraft on, uh, one twenty-one five that is declaring pan-pan. Did Tokyo call back?"

Sources:

https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20200515-00000004-asahi-soci
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ua2862#247f5db2


Images:

Photo of N26952 courtesy AirHistory.net


Los Angeles - International (KLAX / LAX)
19 November 2015; (c) Danny Grew

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-May-2020 18:01 isamuel Added
15-May-2020 09:37 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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