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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236024
Last updated: 18 January 2022
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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
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
Departure airport:Hong Kong International Airport/Chek Lap Kok (HKG/VHHH), Hong Kong
Destination airport:San Francisco International Airport (SFO/KSFO), CA, USA
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?"



Photo of N26952 courtesy

London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
25 November 2017; (c) John Smitherman

Revision history:

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

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