Sky Regional E175 at Washington on Mar 25th 2018, smoke in cockpit

Last Update: March 26, 2018 / 14:55:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 25, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
RS-7618

Aircraft Registration
C-FUJA

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-175

ICAO Type Designator
E175

A Sky Regional Airlines Embraer ERJ-175 on behalf of Air Canada, registration C-FUJA performing flight RS-7618/AC-7618 from Toronto,ON (Canada) to Washington National,DC (USA) with 63 passengers and 4 crew, was descending towards Washington when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit indicating the aircraft would be evacuated after landing and diverted to Washington's International Dulles Airport for a safe landing on runway 19R. The aircraft was evacuated. There were no injuries and no damage.

Passengers reported smoke was also entering the cabin through the air conditioning vents.

The airline reported the passengers disembarked onto the tarmac, there were no injuries. The cause of the smoke is under investigation.

The FAA reported they have opened an investigation.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 25, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
RS-7618

Aircraft Registration
C-FUJA

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-175

ICAO Type Designator
E175

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