Wednesday, 21 December 2022

United Airlines makes emergency landing in Hong Kong

UNITED BOEING 777-222 N780UA (MSN 26944)

A United Airlines plane travelling from Hong Kong (HKG/VHHH) to Guam (GUM/PGUM) made a full emergency landing yesterday due to mechanical issues, with fire and ambulance teams placed on full alert.
Thirty-four fire engines, seven ambulances and seven fire boats were put on standby soon after 11am, following a report of engine problems from flight UA2831, according to the Fire Services Department.
Looking at Flightradar24 I can see the aircraft departed from 07R at 10.46am (local) the plane then stopped climb at 5,800 feet, descended to 2,800 feet and circled for 30 minutes and then landed safely at 11.41am on 07L.

“No smoke or flames were reported at the scene and no casualties were reported in the incident,” a spokesman said.

Aircraft Information:
Airline: United Airlines
Code: UA/UAL
Aircraft: Boeing 767-322
Registration: N648UA
Serial Number: 25285
Engines: 2 x PW PW4060
First Flew: 02/07/1992
Age: 30 Yrs. 5 Mts

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