Incident at Winnipeg, Manitoba


1996-06-07: United 961, a Boeing 767 enroute Los Angeles from Paris, with a crew of 11 and 173 passengers on board advised ATC that they were encountering an oil consumption problem and would require a re-route from Arviat direct to Winnipeg. The aircraft was recleared direct Winnipeg, ERS responded and the aircraft landed safely at 2019Z. There were no injuries or damage to the aircraft. Company maintenance determined that a cracked oil line from the gear box to the oil cooler was the problem. The line was changed and the aircraft was returned to service.


CADORS Number 1996C0186
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-06-07 - 20:19
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator UNITED AIR LINES, INC. (422)
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 767
Year Built
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Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number UAL961
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine oil problem

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