On April 1st, 2011 Atlantic Southeast Airlines Flight 5087 was coming in for a landing at the Little Rock National Airport in Arkansas when the pilot made an emergency call at 4:38pm. The aircraft struck a flock of large cranes, causing significant damage.
A total of 46 passengers and 3 crew members were aboard the plane when the incident occurred. Officials say no one was injured.
Atlantic Southeast Airlines is a regional partner of Delta Air Lines. The aircraft involved was CRJ 200ER (MSN 7324) N845AS which has been in service with ASA since its delivery from the manufacturer.