DCA06WA035
DCA06WA035

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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