Envoy E175 at Washington on May 1st 2024, bird strike causes flap fail

Last Update: May 1, 2024 / 19:55:13 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 1, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
Envoy Air

Flight number
AA-4168

Aircraft Registration
N205NN

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-175

ICAO Type Designator
E175

An Envoy Embraer ERJ-175 on behalf of American Airlines, registration N205NN performing flight AA-4168 from Washington National,DC to Key West,FL (USA) with 73 people on board, was climbing out of runway 01 when the crew upon contacting departure declared emergency reporting they had a bird strike on initial climb and they had a flaps failure. The aircraft stopped the climb at 5000 feet and diverted to Baltimore,MD where the aircraft landed safely on 33L about 45 minutes after departure.

The FAA reported: "American Airlines Flight 4168 landed safely at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport around 2 p.m. local time on Wednesday, May 1, after the crew reported a bird strike while departing from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The Embraer E170 was headed to Key West International Airport in Florida. The FAA is investigating."
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N205NN
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
May 1, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
Envoy Air

Flight number
AA-4168

Aircraft Registration
N205NN

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-175

ICAO Type Designator
E175

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