United Boeing 767 Frankfurt-New York Declares Emergency

United Boeing 767 Frankfurt-New York Declares Emergency
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In the last few moments, a United Boeing 767 has declared an emergency whilst enroute to New York from Frankfurt.

United Boeing 767 Frankfurt-New York Declares Emergency
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UA3941 is being operated by N76054, one of the airline’s Boeing 767-400ER aircraft.

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This is a developing story. Updates below.

United Boeing 767 Frankfurt-New York Declares Emergency

UPDATE #1 @ 1658 UK time – United Airlines flight UA3941 between Frankfurt and New York is descending out of FL250, with London Heathrow looking like the area for diversion.

UPDATE #2 @ 1659 UK time – As per Planespotters, N76054, the Boeing 767-400ER operating this route, is a 22.8 year old airframe, which was first delivered to Continental Airlines back in December 2000.

UPDATE #3 @ 1701 UK time – At this stage, it is unclear what the cause of the emergency is, but is serious enough to not continue onwards to New York from Frankfurt.

United Boeing 767 Frankfurt-New York Declares Emergency

UPDATE #4 @ 1703 UK time – United Airlines UA3941 between Frankfurt and New York Newark is currently tracking to the East of Stansted, passing through FL160.

UPDATE #5 @ 1707 UK time – UA3941 is passing through FL80 as London Heathrow gets confirmed as the diversion airfield.

UPDATE #6 @ 1709 UK time – Still awaiting confirmation on why UA3941 between Frankfurt and New York has declared an emergency.

United Boeing 767 Frankfurt-New York Declares Emergency

UPDATE #7 @ 1711 UK time – UA3941 is on base-to-final into London Heathrow, emergency landing imminent.

UPDATE #8 @ 1713 UK time – UA3941 is now on final approach for the 27s into London Heathrow.

UPDATE #9 @ 1721 UK time – TOUCHDOWN! UA3941 between Frankfurt am Main and New York’s Newark has appeared to have landed safely into London Heathrow, following its emergency squawk broadcast a few moments ago.

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UPDATE #10 @ 1732 UK time – Video taken by @followthewaterr of the United Airlines Boeing 767 on short finals into the diversion airport of London Heathrow!

UPDATE #11 @ 1831 UK time – @FlightEmergency confirming that the left hand generator failed onboard the aircraft.

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