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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 165057
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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
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:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:The Eastern Iowa Airport
Destination airport:Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport
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.



Photo of N850AS courtesy

Montréal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (CYUL / YUL)
21 May 2007; (c) Pierre Langlois

Revision history:

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

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