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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157264
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Time:14:10 EST
Type:Silhouette image of generic B788 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
Owner/operator:United Airlines
Registration: N45905
MSN: 34825/55
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 248
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Newark, New Jersey (EWR/KEWR) -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL)
Destination airport:Houston Texas (IAH/KIAH)
A United Boeing 787-800, registration N45905 performing flight UA125 from London Heathrow, UK to Houston,TX (USA) with 218 passengers and 15 crew, was en-route at FL400 about 760 nm north-north-east of Newark,NJ (USA) over central Quebec,Canada, when the crew reported an engine (GENx) low oil quantity indication, turned the aircraft south and diverted to Newark, NJ for a safe landing about 110 minutes later.

The remainder of the flight was cancelled, most of the passengers were re-booked onto flight UA1757 from Newark to Houston flown by a Boeing 767-400 registration N78060.




Photo of N45905 courtesy

Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
18 August 2021; (c) Fred Verheul

Revision history:

27-Jun-2013 03:14 whiteshark Added
13-Jul-2013 01:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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