Skywest CRJ7 near Fresno on Apr 18th 2022, cracked windshield

Last Update: April 19, 2022 / 11:18:19 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 18, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-3130

Aircraft Registration
N720EV

Aircraft Type
Canadair CRJ-700

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ7

A Skywest Airlines Canadair CRJ-700 on behalf of American Airlines, registration N720EV performing flight AA-3130 from Phoenix,AZ to Arcata,CA (USA) with 54 people on board, was enroute at FL360 about 100nm northeast of Fresno,CA (USA) when one of the windshields cracked prompting the crew to descend the aircraft to FL200 and divert to Fresno for a safe landing on runway 29R about 35 minutes after leaving FL360.

A replacement CRJ-700 registration N716SK reached Arcata with a delay of 2:15 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Fresno about 12 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N720EV
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
Apr 18, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-3130

Aircraft Registration
N720EV

Aircraft Type
Canadair CRJ-700

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ7

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