Monday, December 23, 2019

United Airlines, Boeing 737-800, N87513: Incident occurred December 22, 2019 at Denver International Airport (KDEN), Colorado

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Denver, Colorado

Aircraft gear collapsed on landing. 

United Airlines Inc

https://registry.faa.gov/N87513

Date: 22-DEC-19
Time: 00:46:00Z
Regis#: N87513
Aircraft Make: BOEING
Aircraft Model: 737
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: COMMERCIAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 121
Flight Number: UAL2429
City: DENVER
State: COLORADO





DENVER — Crews at Denver International Airport responded to reports of a mechanical issue on an arriving United Airlines flight Sunday after the plane experienced a rough landing.

United Flight 2429 from Newark, New Jersey to Denver landed safely on runway 17R just after 7 p.m., airport officials said. No injuries were reported.

It is not clear yet what caused the issue. However, some passengers tweeted that a problem with the landing gear arose as the Boeing 737-800 made contact with the runway.

Images shared by Twitter user @StarrLeland appears to show the left engine resting on the runway.

The Twitter user praised United's staff for how they handled the situation.

Passengers deplaned using a stairway that was driven over to the aircraft by ground crews and bused to the terminal.

DIA officials said the incident should have only a small impact on airport operations.

United Airlines issued the following statement regarding Sunday's incident:

"United flight 2429 from Newark, New Jersey to Denver experienced a mechanical issue upon landing. All customers have been bused to the terminal where our customer service teams are currently assisting them. The aircraft has been taken out of service and is being inspected by our maintenance teams."

Story and video ➤ https://www.10news.com


DENVER --  United Airlines flight 2429 made a rough landing at Denver International Airport just after 7 p.m. Sunday.

The flight was a scheduled flight from Newark.

No injuries were reported.

According to a passenger on the plane, Scott Lowe, once the plane touched down, the passengers on the left side, where he was seated, heard a loud clunk, and a massive cloud of sparks started coming up on left side of plane.

Lowe also said that the captain went on the PA and said that he believed one of the landing gears collapsed.

Rick Wood, another passenger on the flight, mentioned that he had served in the United States Army for 25 years, and said that this was the most terrifying thing he has ever experienced.

Rachel Rivas, a spokesperson from United Airlines, sent the following statement to FOX31 and Channel 2 Sunday evening:

"United flight 2429 from Newark, New Jersey to Denver experienced a mechanical issue upon landing. All customers have been bussed to the terminal where our customer service teams are currently assisting them.  The aircraft has been taken out of service and is being inspected by our maintenance teams."

Story and video ➤ https://kdvr.com




DENVER --  United Airlines flight 2429 made a rough landing at Denver International Airport just after 7:00 p.m. Sunday.

The flight was a scheduled flight from Newark.

No injuries have been reported.

According to a passenger on the plane, Scott Lowe, once the plane touched down, the passengers on the left side, where he was seated, heard a loud clunk, and a massive cloud of sparks started coming up on left side of plane.

Lowe also said that the captain went on the PA and said that he believed one of the landing gears collapsed.

The plane is still currently on the runway, and is waiting on airport fire crews.

Rick Wood, another passenger on the flight, mentioned that he had served in the United States Army for 25 years, and said that this was the most terrifying thing he has ever experienced.

Rachel Rivas, a spokesperson from United Airlines, told FOX31 Sunday evening that, "United flight 2429 from Newark, New Jersey to Denver experienced a mechanical issue upon landing. All customers have been bussed to the terminal where our customer service teams are currently assisting them.  The aircraft has been taken out of service and is being inspected by our maintenance teams."

Original article can be found here ➤https://www.msn.com

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