Skywest CRJ7 at Montreal on Feb 28th 2022, fuel imbalance

Last Update: March 16, 2022 / 08:48:00 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 28, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OO-9898

Aircraft Registration
N718SK

Aircraft Type
Canadair CRJ-700

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ7

A Skywest Canadair CRJ-700, registration N718SK performing flight OO-9898 from Montreal,QC (Canada) to Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA), was in initial climb out of Montreal's runway 24R when immediately after becoming airborne the crew received a "R MAIN/SCAV" EICAS message, the crew observed that fuel was transferred from the left to the right hand fuel tank. Climbing through 15,000 feet a fuel imbalance message appeared, the crew declared emergency reporting a fuel imbalance problem and decided to return to Montreal. The crew worked the related checklists and determined the fuel imbalance was caused by the automatic fuel transfer system. While descending towards Montreal the fuel imbalance remained steady at 1200 lbs and began to decrease as the aircraft descended lower. The aircraft landed safely on Montreal's runway 24R about 30 minutes after departure.

The Canadian TSB reported the crew did not experience any control or performance problems.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service 5 days later.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N718SK
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
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 28, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OO-9898

Aircraft Registration
N718SK

Aircraft Type
Canadair CRJ-700

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ7

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