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United Airlines Flight Suffers Runway Excursion at Houston Intercontinental Airport

United Airlines flight UA-4446 suffered a runway excursion on landing at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas, on December 7th.

The incident happened when the plane was coming from Jacksonville, Florida.

The plane became disabled. No injuries were reported.

United Airlines Flight Diverts to Newark due to Engine Problem

United Airlines flight UA-657 made an emergency landing in Newark, New Jersey, on October 23rd.

The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from LaGuardia Airport, New York, to George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas, was diverted due to an engine issue.

The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

Two United Flights Come Dangerously Close to Each Other; FAA Launches Investigation

The Federal Aviation Authority has revealed that on May 9, two United Airlines planes were recorded in dangerously close proximity to each other at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas.

The United flight 437 was en route to Mexico while the flight 601 was destined for British Columbia. The two Airbus 320 planes were found in a near-collision situation at about 9:38pm after the flight 601 was mistaken asked to take a right turn.

According to FAA’s statement, after realizing the danger, the air controller immediately told the pilot to change course.

The FAA has launched a formal investigation into the incident.

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