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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 277679
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Time:16:41 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic CRJ9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bombardier CRJ-900ER
Owner/operator:American Eagle, opb Mesa Airlines
Registration: N943LR
MSN: 15068
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:NE of Tucson, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Phoenix-Sky Harbor International Airport, AZ (PHX/KPHX)
Destination airport:El Paso International Airport, TX (ELP/KELP)
Confidence Rating: Little or no information is available
American flight AA5779, a CRJ-900ER, suffered a loss of cabin pressure at about FL310. The flight crew initiated an emergency descent while oxygen masks dropped in the passenger cabin.
The aircraft diverted to Tuczon Airport, Arizona, USA, where it safely landed 28 minutes later.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

9 Aug 2014 N943LR US Airways, opf. Mesa Airlines 0 San Antonio International Airport, TX (SAT) sub


Photo of N943LR courtesy

Palm Springs - International (KPSP / PSP)
14 March 2020; (c) John Olafson

Revision history:

26-Apr-2022 19:21 harro Added
26-Apr-2022 19:21 harro Updated

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