NTSB Identification: DCA06WA035
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 19, 2006 in Shanghai, China
Aircraft: Boeing 777, registration: N216UA
Injuries: 1 Serious,4 Minor,232 Uninjured.
This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.
On April 19, 2006, at approximately 0655 China time, a Boeing 777-222ER, N216UA, operated by United Airlines as flight number 835, was involved in a TCAS (Traffic Collision Avoidance System) event with a Scandinavian Airlines Airbus 340, at approximately 10,000 meters (33,000 feet) while on initial descent to Pudong Airport, Shanghai, China. The flight was a scheduled international flight, and had departed Chicago, O'Hare airport at 12:24 central daylight time. Two flight attendants and two passengers experienced minor injuries, and one passenger was seriously injured.
This event is being investigated by the Chinese CAAC.
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