Wisconsin CRJ2 near Elmira on Jan 4th 2021, engine problem

Last Update: January 5, 2021 / 14:48:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Jan 4, 2021


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An Air Wisconsin Canadair CRJ-200 on behalf of United, registration N429AW performing flight UA-3788 from Washington Dulles,DC to Syracuse,NY (USA) with 46 passengers and 3 crew, was enroute at FL210 when the crew decided to divert to Elmira,NY (USA), about 66nm southwest of Syracuse, advising of an engine problem. On approach the crew further advised, no emergency services were needed, it would be a normal landing, the crew however was concerned about icing conditions and to stay clear of those icing conditions. The aircraft landed safely on Elmira's runway 24 about 35 minutes after leaving FL210.

Passengers were offered a bus ride to Syracuse.

The FAA reported the crew diverted due to an engine problem.

Metars Elmira:
KELM 041853Z 07003KT 10SM OVC013 03/01 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP150 T00280006=
KELM 041843Z 06003KT 10SM FEW008 OVC013 03/01 A2995 RMK AO2 T00280011=
KELM 041827Z 00000KT 10SM OVC015 03/01 A2995 RMK AO2 T00280011=
KELM 041753Z 00000KT 10SM OVC012 03/01 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP152 T00330006 10033 20011 58023=
KELM 041744Z 00000KT 10SM OVC014 03/01 A2996 RMK AO2 T00330006=
KELM 041653Z 24004KT 10SM OVC015 03/01 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP159 T00280006=
KELM 041641Z 22004KT 10SM OVC015 03/01 A2998 RMK AO2 T00280006=
KELM 041626Z 21004KT 10SM OVC014 03/01 A2999 RMK AO2 T00280006=
KELM 041553Z 00000KT 9SM OVC016 02/01 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP170 T00220011=
KELM 041507Z 22004KT 7SM FEW003 BKN017 OVC041 02/01 A3002 RMK AO2 T00220011=
KELM 041453Z 22004KT 6SM BR SCT003 BKN014 OVC040 02/01 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP176 T00170006 51011=
KELM 041441Z 00000KT 5SM BR BKN003 OVC040 02/01 A3003 RMK AO2 T00170006=
KELM 041407Z 00000KT 4SM BR SCT003 OVC041 02/01 A3002 RMK AO2 T00170006=
KELM 041353Z 00000KT 6SM BR FEW034 OVC041 02/01 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP174 T00170006=

Metars Syracuse:
KSYR 041854Z 28006KT 8SM -DZ OVC006 01/M01 A2998 RMK AO2 RAE40DZB40SNE1758B14E40 SLP153 P0000 T00111006=
KSYR 041754Z 29006KT 6SM -RASN BR OVC005 02/M01 A2998 RMK AO2 DZE12RAB12SNB29 SLP154 4/001 P0001 60001 T00171006 10017 20011 56020=
KSYR 041654Z 27005KT 4SM -DZ BR OVC006 02/00 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP160 P0000 T00170000=
KSYR 041627Z 24007KT 5SM -DZ BR OVC007 02/M01 A3002 RMK AO2 P0000 T00171006=
KSYR 041554Z 24006KT 5SM -DZ BR OVC008 02/00 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP168 P0000 T00170000=
KSYR 041454Z 25006KT 7SM -DZ BKN008 OVC014 02/00 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP175 P0000 60000 T00170000 51013=
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Incident Facts

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Jan 4, 2021


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