Via E145 near Pittsburgh on Dec 29th 2016, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: December 30, 2016 / 20:25:08 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 29, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VC-841

Aircraft Registration
N841HK

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

A Via Airlines Embraer ERJ-145, registration N841HK performing flight VC-841 from New York La Guardia,NY to Indianapolis,IN (USA), was enroute at FL320 about 180nm east of Pittsburgh,PA (USA) when the crew initiated an emergency descent due to the loss of cabin pressure and diverted the aircraft to Pittsburgh for a safe landing about 45 minutes after leaving FL320.

The remainder of the charter flight carrying Butler University's Basketball Team was cancelled, the team decided to continue the journey on bus.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 29, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VC-841

Aircraft Registration
N841HK

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

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