The flight had to return to the terminal after two minutes after departure at 7:06am this Saturday morning, after a warning of engine overheating.
After crews performed maintenance on the aircraft, Boeing 737-800 aircraft #3293, was able to depart at 12:30pm. But once again it was forced to return within minutes of taking off, for the same problem.
Maurico Bolaños of Servicio de Vigilancia Aérea (SVA) – Air Surveillance Service at the Juan Santamaría (San José) airport, said the airline grounded the plane after the second emergency.
On its website, United says the flight is ” canceled due to Aircraft maintenance”.