Expressjet E145 near Rochester on Aug 25th 2016, smoke in cockpit

Last Update: August 26, 2016 / 00:25:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 25, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Expressjet

Flight number
UA-4199

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
N12922

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

An Expressjet Embraer ERJ-145 on behalf of United, registration N12922 performing flight UA-4199 from Newark,NJ (USA) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 38 people on board, was enroute at FL260 about 30nm south of Rochester,NY (USA) when the crew donned their oxygen masks reporting smoke in the cockpit and diverted the aircraft to Rochester. On approach to Rochester the crew advised there was not only smoke in the cockpit, but in the cabin, too. The aircraft landed safely on runway 04 about 20 minutes later and vacated the runway.

Passengers reported there was a smell of smoke in the aft cabin.

The flight had earlier returned to Newark due to a couple of fault messages, see Incident: Expressjet E145 near Newark on Aug 25th 2016, couple of messages, nose wheel steering issue.

A replacement replacement Embraer ERJ-145 registration N15572 reached Toronto with a delay of 6.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 25, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Expressjet

Flight number
UA-4199

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
N12922

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

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