Commut E145 at Quebec City on Mar 12th 2020, fumes in cockpit

Last Update: March 16, 2020 / 22:04:22 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 12, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Commutair

Flight number
UA-4923

Aircraft Registration
N16183

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

A CommutAir Embraer ERJ-145 on behalf of United, registration N16183 performing flight UA-4923 from Quebec City,QC (Canada) to Newark,NJ (USA) with 41 passengers and 3 crew, was climbing throuh 14,000 feet out of Quebec City when the crew detected fumes in the cockpit and donned their oxygen masks. They crew stopped the climb at about FL210 and returned to Quebec City for a safe landing on runway 06 about 26 minutes after departure.

The Canadian TSB reported an examination of the aircraft revealed an oil leak on the #1 engine (Ae3007, left hand). The aircraft was ferried to Albany,NY (USA) for further inspections.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Quebec City for 11 hours, then ferried to Albany. The aircraft returned to service on Mar 15th 2020.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 12, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Commutair

Flight number
UA-4923

Aircraft Registration
N16183

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

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