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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195046
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Time:17:19 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:Republic Airlines, opf American Eagle
Registration: N132HQ
MSN: 17000216
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 56
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Washington-National Airport, DC (DCA) -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Washington-National Airport, DC (DCA/KDCA)
Destination airport:Fort Myers-Southwest Florida Regional Airport, FL (RSW/KRSW)
American Eagle flight AA4411 suffered a bird hit on climbout after takeoff from Washington-National Airport. The aircraft, an Embraer ERJ-175, leveled off at about 1500 feet. After working the checklists, the flight requested permission to climb to 5000 feet, which was approved by the Departure controller.
After circling south of Dulles Airport, the flight diverted there and landed safely at 19:11 LT.


Revision history:

27-Apr-2017 06:52 harro Added
27-Apr-2017 17:37 AF5541 Updated [Total occupants]

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