Expressjet E145 near Detroit on Jun 26th 2018, smell of smoke on board

Last Update: June 26, 2018 / 21:15:15 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 26, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Expressjet

Flight number
XE-4007

Aircraft Registration
N14542

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

An Expressjet Embraer ERJ-145 on behalf of United, registration N14542 performing flight XE-4007/UA-4007 from Chicago O'Hare,IL to Greenville/Spartanburg,SC (USA) with 44 people on board, was climbing through FL250 when the crew stopped the climb and declared emergency reporting the smell of smoke on board. The crew diverted the aircraft to Detroit,MI (USA), the smell dissipated and the aircraft landed safely on Detroit's runway 04R about 20 minutes after the climb was stopped at FL250. The crew advised emergency services the odour had dissipated by the time of touch down.

A replacement ER-145 registration N15572 is estimated to reach Greenville with a delay of 7.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 26, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Expressjet

Flight number
XE-4007

Aircraft Registration
N14542

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

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