August 1, 2023, Houston, Texas – A United Airlines Boeing 767-300 has been grounded after a hard landing at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas. The aircraft, bearing registration N641UA, was performing flight UA702 from Newark, New Jersey, when the incident occurred.
Despite the hard landing, the aircraft was able to taxi safely to the apron without any further incidents. The 767-300, however, sustained substantial damage in the process.
United Airlines has since taken the aircraft out of service for comprehensive inspection and necessary repairs. Safety being a paramount concern, United Airlines is committed to ensuring that the aircraft meets all the required safety standards before returning to operation.
No injuries have been reported among the passengers or crew members on board at the time of the incident. Further details regarding the cause of the hard landing and the extent of the damage to the aircraft are currently under investigation.