Mesa CRJ9 near Phoenix on Jun 28th 2021, bleed air and pressurization problem

Last Update: June 29, 2021 / 18:49:47 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 28, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-5996

Aircraft Registration
N905J

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ9

A Mesa Airlines Canadair CRJ-900 on behalf of American Airlines, registration N905J performing flight AA-5996 from Phoenix,AZ to Eugene,OR (USA) with 79 passengers and 5 crew, was climbing through FL270 out of Phoenix when the crew donned their oxygen masks, declared emergency and initiated a rapid descent to 10,000 feet reporting a bleed air problem with one of the engines (CF34) and pressurization issues. The aircraft returned to Phoenix for a safe landing on runway 08 about 50 minutes after departure.

A replacement CRJ-900 registration N947LR reached Eugene with a delay of 5:20 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Phoenix about 21 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N905J
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOMBARDIER INC
Aircraft Model / Type
CL-600-2D24
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
CRJ9
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
Jun 28, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-5996

Aircraft Registration
N905J

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ9

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