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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163585
Last updated: 17 November 2021
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Time:16:49 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic E170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer ERJ-175LR (ERJ-170-200 LR)
Owner/operator:American Eagle
Registration: N406YX
MSN: 17000369
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 61
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD) -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Washington-Ronald Reagan National Airport, DC (DCA/KDCA)
Destination airport:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD)
Evacuation ordered after arrival at the gate. According to the FAA the GPU ' experienced an explosion and a fireball during connection at the gate. Minor injuries reported to two passengers during the evacuation..



Photo of N406YX courtesy

Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
5 March 2016; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

28-Jan-2014 19:04 Rumbachtaler Added
28-Jan-2014 19:08 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
10-Feb-2014 19:08 Geno Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
03-Dec-2015 07:15 junior sjc Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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