Expressjet E145 at Newark on Aug 15th 2014, smoke in cabin

Last Update: August 18, 2014 / 14:56:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 15, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Expressjet

Flight number
EV-4535

Aircraft Registration
N17159

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

An Expressjet Embraer ERJ-145 on behalf of United, registration N17159 performing flight EV-4535/UA-4535 from Newark,NJ to Minneapolis,MN (USA) with 48 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Newark's runway 22R when upon contacting departure the crew requested to level off at 5000 feet reporting smoke in the cabin and declaring emergency. The crew requested to return to Newark for a landing on runway 22L, an aircraft on approach to 22L was instructed to go around due to the emergency and an aircraft already lined up for departure instructed to vacate the runway. The aircraft landed safely on Newark's runway 22R about 10 minutes after departure. The crew indicated to not need further assistance after landing and taxied to the apron.

A replacement Embraer ERJ-145 registration N12135 reached Minneapolis with a delay of 2 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 15, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Expressjet

Flight number
EV-4535

Aircraft Registration
N17159

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

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