Skywest CRJ7 near Sioux Falls on Jan 2nd 2021, cracked windshield

Last Update: January 4, 2021 / 17:49:10 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 2, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
UA-5890

Aircraft Registration
N782SK

Aircraft Type
Canadair CRJ-700

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ7

A Skywest Canadair CRJ-700 on behalf of United, registration N782SK performing flight UA-5890 from Milwaukee,WI to Denver,CO (USA), was enroute at FL360 about 80nm southwest of Sioux Falls,SD (USA) when the crew decided to divert to Sioux Falls reporting a cracked windshield. The aircraft rapidly descended to 8000 feet (reaching 8000 feet within 7 minutes after leaving FL360, average rate of descent 4000fpm, and landed safely on Sioux Falls' runway 03 about 23 minutes after leaving FL360.

A replacement Embraer ERJ-175 registration N203SY reached Denver with a delay of 7 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N782SK
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOMBARDIER INC
Aircraft Model / Type
CL-600-2C10
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
CRJ7
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 2, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
UA-5890

Aircraft Registration
N782SK

Aircraft Type
Canadair CRJ-700

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ7

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