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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59661
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic E170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer ERJ-170SU (ERJ-170-100 SU)
Owner/operator:Republic Airlines
Registration: N817MD
MSN: 17000038
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Philadelphia -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Montreal - YUL
Destination airport:Philadelphia - PHL
The flight RW-3407/US-3407 was on approach to Philadelphia, when the airplane was struck by a lightning. The crew did not declare emergency and continued for a safe landing. This was the first of three lightning strikes at Philadelphia that evening.



Photo of N817MD courtesy

Washington - Ronald Reagan National (KDCA / DCA)
19 May 2012; (c) Fergal Goodman

Revision history:

23-Apr-2009 21:25 Certosino Added
04-Dec-2015 18:20 junior sjc Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator]
05-Dec-2015 10:30 junior sjc Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator]

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