Envoy E145 at Springfield on Mar 19th 2015, bird strike

Last Update: November 20, 2015 / 14:42:05 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 19, 2015

Classification
Accident

Airline
Envoy Air

Flight number
MQ-3033

Aircraft Registration
N625AE

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

An Envoy Airlines Embraer ERJ-145, registration N625AE performing flight MQ-3033 from Chicago O'Hare,IL to Springfield,MO (USA) with 53 people on board, was being vectored for approach to Springfield's runway 02 at 4000 feet MSL when a large bird impacted the aircraft. The crew did not observe any anomalies or adverse handling of the aircraft and continued for a landing without further incident. There were no injuries, the aircraft received substantial damage.

On Nov 20th 2015 the NTSB released their brief final report concluding the probable cause of the accident was:

an in-flight collision with a bird

The NTSB reported that a post flight inspection revealed substantial damage to the radome, right wing, right horizontal stabilizer and right hand engine (AE3007).
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N625AE
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
EMBRAER
Aircraft Model / Type
EMB-145LR
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
E145
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
Mar 19, 2015

Classification
Accident

Airline
Envoy Air

Flight number
MQ-3033

Aircraft Registration
N625AE

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

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