Republic E175 at Washington on Apr 26th 2017, flock of birds

Last Update: April 27, 2017 / 16:17:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 26, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
YX-4411

Aircraft Registration
N132HQ

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-175

ICAO Type Designator
E175

A Republic Airways Embraer ERJ-175 on behalf of American Airlines, registration N132HQ performing flight YX-4411/AA-4411 from Washington National,DC to Fort Myers,FL (USA) with 59 people on board, was climbing through about 3000 feet out of Washington's runway 01 when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds, the crew reported they just had a bird strike and requested to level off, no assistance was needed. The aircraft levelled off at 5000 feet and entered a hold to burn off fuel advising they were going to divert to Washington's Dulles Airport, the crew declared emergency. The aircraft landed safely on Dulles' runway 01C about one hour after departure.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground 18 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N132HQ
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
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Aircraft Model / Type
ERJ 170-200 LR
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
E175
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
Apr 26, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
YX-4411

Aircraft Registration
N132HQ

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-175

ICAO Type Designator
E175

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