Category: Incidents

EVA Air 747F and American Eagle ERJ135 Incident at ORD

EVA Air 747 American Eagle ERJ135 ORD

A Boeing 747 cargo aircraft clipped the tail of an American Eagle regional jet at Chicago O’Hare on the afternoon of May 30th, 2012. The incident involved an EVA Air Cargo 747 freighter aircraft and an American Eagle Embraer ERJ-135 regional jet. The EVA Air aircraft was identified as being 747-45EF registration B-16481 and the …

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Shuttle America Embraer 170 Incident at Newark


A Shuttle America Embraer 170 operating in United Express colors, made an emergency landing at Newark Airport during the evening of February 27th, 2012. The aircraft’s nose gear would not deploy and the aircraft made a non-standard landing as a result. The airport was temporarily closed as crews responded to the landing, passengers and crew …

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American Eagle ERJ-145 Incident at Durango-La Plata County Airport

American Eagle ERJ-145

On January 6th, 2012, an American Eagle regional jet with 38 passengers and a crew of three had a failure of its flaps and declared an emergency while operating a flight from from Dallas/Fort Worth to Durango Colorado. The aircraft landed safely and no one was injured. Afterwards,  the aircraft was flown back to Dallas/Fort …

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Air Wisconsin CRJ200 Incident at Ottawa

On December 21st, 2011, an Air Wisconsin flight operating as US Airways Express and in those colors, had an inflight fire operating from Ottawa, Ontario to Charlotte, North Carolina. The aircraft, N434AW (MSN 7322) had fifty-two persons on board at the time. The aircraft returned to Ottawa approximately one half hour after taking off for …

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