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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 165057
Last updated: 9 March 2020
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Date:27-MAR-2014
Time:10;00
Type:Silhouette image of generic CRJ2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CRJ-200
Owner/operator:Delta Connection opf ExpressJet
Registration: N850AS
C/n / msn: 7355
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 53
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:The Eastern Iowa Airport -   United States of America
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:The Eastern Iowa Airport
Destination airport:Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport
Narrative:
ExpressJet/Delta Connection Flight 5115 while parked at the gate suffered a fire in the auxiliary power unit, according to the FAA.
prompting an emergency evacuation from the aircraft. It is believed there were several injuries during evacuation.
The same airplane finally departed with a delay of just over two hours.

Sources:

https://www.flightradar24.com//data/flights/dl5115/#2fbfba8
http://www.kwwl.com/story/25093891/2014/03/27/eastern-iowa-airport-fire-passengers-describe-scene


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Mar-2014 17:35 Alexander Wyche Added
28-Mar-2014 17:37 harro Updated [Date, Cn, Damage, Narrative]

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