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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 180522
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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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: N27901
MSN: 34821/45
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 222
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Kansai International Airport/Osaka (KIX/RJBB) -   Japan
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:San Francisco International Airport (SFO/KSFO), CA, USA
Destination airport:Kansai International Airport/Osaka (KIX/RJBB), Japan
A Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner operating UAL/UA35 from San Francisco, USA to Osaka/Kansai made an emergency landing at the runway 06L of Kansai at 18:40JST (09:40UTC) due to a punctured tire of the right main landing gear. A safe landing was carried out with fire engines standing by, and the plane taxied to its gate normally. No injuried were reported. According to a news source, the flight crew noticed low pressure warning on the tire while descending at 130km west-northwest of KIX at about 17:40JST (08:40UTC), however, the plane was leveled at FL400 at about 340km northwest of KIX, at that time, according to the record.



Photo of N27901 courtesy

Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
6 May 2021; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

19-Oct-2015 16:11 isamuel Added

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