Commutair E145 at Jacksonville on Dec 18th 2017, cracked windshield

Last Update: December 18, 2017 / 23:19:34 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 18, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Commutair

Flight number
UA-4833

Aircraft Registration
N14179

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

A Commutair Embraer ERJ-145 on behalf of United, registration N14179 performing flight UA-4833 from Jacksonville,FL to Newark,NJ (USA), was in the initial climb out of Jacksonville when the crew requested to stop the climb at 7000 feet initially advising no assistance was needed. About 5 minutes later the crew reported a pressurization issue requiring them to return to Jacksonville. The aircraft descended to 3000 feet to burn off fuel and landed safely about 75 minutes after departure.

A passenger reported the crew indicated they were having a pressurization problem due to a cracked windshield.

A replacement ERJ-145 registration N14186 is about to depart Jacksonville with a delay of 6.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 18, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Commutair

Flight number
UA-4833

Aircraft Registration
N14179

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

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