Expressjet E145 at Toronto on Oct 22nd 2013, flaps failure

Last Update: October 30, 2013 / 20:48:34 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 22, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Expressjet

Flight number
EV-4237

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
N16151

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

An Expressjet Embraer ERJ-145 on behalf of United, registration N16151 performing flight EV-4237/UA-4237 from Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 51 people on board, was on approach to Toronto when the crew received a flaps fail message. The crew stopped the descent at 8000 feet, worked the relevant checklists and declared emergency. The aircraft landed safely at a higher than normal speed about 35 minutes later.

The Canadian TSB reported that maintenance was unable to duplicate the problem. The aircraft was ferried to Knoxville,TN (USA) for further inspection.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 22, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Expressjet

Flight number
EV-4237

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
N16151

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

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