Shuttle America E170 near Nashville on Aug 20th 2014, cracked windshield

Last Update: August 20, 2014 / 17:48:29 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 20, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
S5-3507

Aircraft Registration
N646RW

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-170

ICAO Type Designator
E170

A Shuttle America Embraer ERJ-170 on behalf of United, registration N646RW performing flight S5-3507/UA-3507 from Columbus,OH to Houston,TX (USA) with 74 people on board, was enroute at FL360 about 120nm northnorthwest of Nashville,TN (USA) when the crew initiated an emergency descend reporting a cracked windshield reaching 10,000 feet about 7 minutes later (3700 fpm average rate of descent) and considered to divert to Memphis,TN before they decided to divert to Nashville where the aircraft landed safely about 30 minutes after leaving FL360.

A replacement Embraer ERJ-170 is estimated to reach Houston with a delay of 5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 20, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
S5-3507

Aircraft Registration
N646RW

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-170

ICAO Type Designator
E170

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