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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218816
Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232
Owner/operator:United Airlines
Registration: N413UA
MSN: 470
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD/KIAD) -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD/KIAD)
Destination airport:
The aircraft returned to land at Washington-Dulles International Airport, USA after the no.1 engine fan cowls separated after takeoff.
It appeared that fan cowls were not correctly latched following engine maintanance.




Photo of N413UA courtesy

Nassau - Lynden Pindling International (MYNN / NAS)
12 January 2020; (c) Kas van Zonneveld

Revision history:

30-Nov-2018 19:36 harro Added

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