Piedmont E145 near Asheville on May 19th 2022, electrical smell of smoke in cockpit

Last Update: May 20, 2022 / 19:14:08 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 19, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-6034

Aircraft Registration
N638AE

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

A Piedmont Airlines Embraer ERJ-145 on behalf of American Airlines, registration N638AE performing flight AA-6034 from Charlotte,NC to Fort Wayne,IN (USA), was climbing out of Charlotte about 50nm northeast of Asheville,NC (USA) and about 20nm south Tri-Cities Airport,TN (USA) when the crew stopped the climb at FL260 repporting smell of smoke, an electrical smell in the cockpit. Due to weather the aircraft diverted to Asheville for a safe landing on runway 17 about 20 minutes after leaving FL260. After landing the crew reported they had some smoke in the cockpit but never could find the source of the smoke. Tower advised no smoke was seen from the aircraft.

The aircraft positioned from Asheville to Roanoke,VA (USA) after about 13.5 hours on the ground.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N638AE
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
EMBRAER
Aircraft Model / Type
EMB-145LR
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
E145
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
May 19, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-6034

Aircraft Registration
N638AE

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

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