Stuck in the Mud: UPS Boeing 767 Freighter in Birmingham

UPS Aircraft
Photos sourced from Jonathan Hardison WBRC via Facebook.

LONDON – A UPS Boeing 767 Freighter got itself stuck on the grass whilst turning on a taxiway at Birmingham/Shuttleworth Airport in the U.S.

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Based on data from, it is understood that the airframe in question was N327UP, a 24.2-year-old aircraft with a cargo carrier.

It is understood that this incident occurred once the aircraft landed at Birmingham/Shuttleworth International Airport from Louisville as UPS1356.

It was delivered to UPS in December 1998 and has been with the carrier since.

  • UPS Boeing 767 Freighter gets stuck in Birmingham/Shuttleworth International Airport.

From the photos above, you can see exactly where the aircraft has come to a stop at Birmingham/Shuttleworth International Airport.

At this time, the aircraft does appear to be still stuck on that taxiway, with officials trying to figure out how they can move the aircraft.

Birmingham/Shuttleworth International Airport confirmed that no flights were affected as a result of this incident.

With the last flight being yesterday, it is also unclear when this aircraft will be able to return to service, as UPS technicians will need to assess any potential damage first.

UPS hasn’t commented on the situation as of yet, so AviationSource will approach the airline for a comment on this incident.

This is a developing story.

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