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United left hand engine fire on take off Chicago
« on: May 28, 2024, 03:40:22 PM »

Type:   Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different   
Airbus A320-232
Owner/operator:   United Airlines
Registration:   N432UA
MSN:   587
Year of manufacture:   1996
Engine model:   IAE V2527-A5
Fatalities:   Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 153
Aircraft damage:   Minor
Location:   Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (ORD/KORD), Chicago, IL -    United States of America
Phase:   Take off
Nature:   Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:   Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD)
Destination airport:   Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA (SEA/KSEA)
Confidence Rating:    Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A United Airlines Airbus A320-232, intended to perform flight UAL2091, aborted the takeoff at low speed from runway 28R at Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (ORD/KORD), Chicago, Illinois, when black smoke developed from the left-hand (#1) engine.

The flight was carried out later by A320-232 N439UA with a delay of 5.5 hours.