PSA CRJ2 at Washington on Dec 9th 2019, fumes in cabin

Last Update: December 9, 2019 / 22:43:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 9, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-5082

Aircraft Registration
N256PS

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ2

A PSA Airlines Canadair CRJ-200 on behalf of American Airlines, registration N256PS performing flight AA-5082 from Tallahassee,FL to Washington National,DC (USA), was on final approach to Washington's runway 01, when upon contacting tower the crew, already having donned their oxygen masks, declared emergency reporting fumes in the cabin and advised they were continuing for landing on runway 01. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 01 while tower cancelled the approach clearances to a number of aircraft already cleared for the approach. The aircraft vacated the runway and held short of all runways, the aircraft was evacuated via the aircraft's own stairs at the intersection of taxiways J and S. There were no injuries, emergency services attended to the aircraft and did not find any trace of fire or heat. The passengers were bussed to the terminal.

Both runways 01/19 and 15/33 were closed for some time until passengers had been all collected and bussed to the terminal. A number of aircraft waiting for departure shut down their engines.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 8 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 9, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-5082

Aircraft Registration
N256PS

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ2

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