Hull-loss description
Last updated: 23 April 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Tuesday 24 January 2012
Type:Silhouette image of generic CRJ2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CL-600-2B19 Regional Jet CRJ-200ER
Operator:Pinnacle Airlines
Registration: N8524A
C/n / msn: 7524
First flight: 2001
Engines: 2 General Electric CF34-3B1
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Providence-Theodore Francis Greene State Airport, RI (PVD) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
A Canadair CRJ-200ER passenger jet sustained substantial damage to the electrical system while parked at Providence Airport, RI (PVD).
Apparently there was a fire involving a piece of ground equipment which caused the damage to the electrical system.

The exact date of the occurrence is unknown. First reports of the occurrence are from April 12, 2012, suggesting it happened in March. The final flight of N8524A logged by Flightaware.com is a January 23 night flight to Providence.
The airplane was stored on the cargo apron at Providence in May 2012 with both engines removed.


Sources:
» Flickr photo of N8524A in storage
» PVD Airport Yahoo Groups


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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