Envoy E175 near Birmingham on Jul 20th 2022, turbulence injures 6 passengers and 2 crew

Last Update: July 21, 2022 / 17:05:00 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 20, 2022

Classification
Accident

Airline
Envoy Air

Flight number
MQ-3609

Aircraft Registration
N270NN

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-175

ICAO Type Designator
E175

An Envoy Embraer ERJ-175, registration N270NN performing flight MQ-3609/AA-3609 from Tampa,FL to Nashville,TN (USA) with 56 people on board, was enroute at FL370 about 80nm south of Birmingham,AL (USA) when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing minor injuries to two cabin crew and 6 passengers. The aircraft diverted to Birmingham for a safe landing on runway 24 about 20 minutes later. 7 of the injured were taken to local hospitals with neck and back pain.

A replacement Embraer ERJ-175 registration N203NN reached Nashville with a delay of about 6 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in Birmingham for about 20 hours before returning to service.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N270NN
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
EMBRAER S A
Aircraft Model / Type
ERJ 170-200 LR
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
E175
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
Jul 20, 2022

Classification
Accident

Airline
Envoy Air

Flight number
MQ-3609

Aircraft Registration
N270NN

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-175

ICAO Type Designator
E175

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