PSA CRJ7 near Montgomery on Jun 21st 2017, smoke in cockpit

Last Update: June 22, 2017 / 17:37:42 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 21, 2017

Classification
Accident

Flight number
AA-5559

Aircraft Registration
N545PB

Aircraft Type
Canadair CRJ-700

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ7

A PSA Airlines Canadair CRJ-700 on behalf of American Airlines, registration N545PB performing flight AA-5559 from New Orleans,LA to Washington National,DC (USA) with 65 passengers and 4 crew, had just reached cruise level 310 when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and diverted the aircraft to Montgomery,AL (USA) for a safe landing about 25 minutes later. The aircraft was evacuated, one passenger received minor injuries as result of the evacuation.

The FAA reported the persons on board were evacuated through the overwing doors, one passenger received minor injuries.

The airline reported there was a burning odour in cockpit and cabin.

Passengers reported the passenger oxygen masks were released and they were instructed to use them.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N545PB
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOMBARDIER INC
Aircraft Model / Type
CL-600-2C10
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
CRJ7
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
Jun 21, 2017

Classification
Accident

Flight number
AA-5559

Aircraft Registration
N545PB

Aircraft Type
Canadair CRJ-700

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ7

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