PSA CRJ2 at Watertown on Jan 15th 2019, configuration problem

Last Update: January 16, 2019 / 22:31:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 15, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-5653

Aircraft Registration
N218PS

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ2

A PSA Airlines Canadair CRJ-200 on behalf of American Airlines, registration N218PS performing flight AA-5653 from Watertown,NY to Philadelphia,PA (USA) with 29 people on board, was climbing out of Watertown when the crew stopped the climb at about 8000 feet reporting a configuration problem, they needed to return to Watertown. The aircraft landed safely back at a normal speed about 20 minutes after departure.

The airport reported the crew advised of a configuration problem with respect to the flight control surfaces.

Passengers reported the captain told them the aircraft had lost automatic control and they had reverted to manual control.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 15, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-5653

Aircraft Registration
N218PS

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ2

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