September 2011 archive

Bombardier cuts production of CRJ

Bombardier announced on September 20th, 2011 that it will be reducing production of its CRJ aircraft series due to slowing demand. Reports are that the reduced pace of orders has made a review of Bombardier’s production plans necessary and the production cut is seen as being mandatory for the company. Bombardier also indicated that no …

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Southern Star Airlines places order for one ERJ-145 Aircraft

Southern Star Airlines Logo

A new airline, Southern Star, has begun operation in South Sudan. The airline has taken delivery of its first aircraft, a Bombardier Dash 8 leased from ALS of Kenya on a long term lease. The new airline is planning to also receive a leased 50 seat Embraer 145 aircraft from ALS in the future to …

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Trans States Airlines ERJ-145 skids off runway at Ottawa

Trans States Airlines N860HK Post-Accident at Ottawa

On September 4th, 2011 at approximately 3:30 PM local time, a Trans States Airlines ERJ-145 operating under the United Express banner attempted a landing at Ottawa International Airport. The aircraft, ERJ-145LR (MSN 145341) N840HK, touched down successfully, but slid off the runway. The aircraft was operating as flight UA3363 from Chicago to Ottawa. No one …

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ASA CRJ 200 landing gear failure at Baton Rouge


On September 1st, 2011, a Atlantic Southeast Airlines Canadair CRJ-200, operating under the Delta Connection banner on behalf of Delta Airlines, had an incident in which the left main gear did not lower for landing. The aircraft, N875AS (MSN 7559) was operating flight EV-5058/DL-5058 from Atlanta, Georgia to Baton Rouge, Louisiana with 50 passengers and 3 …

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