Narrative:A Canadair CRJ-200ER passenger jet sustained substantial damage to the electrical system while parked at Providence Airport, RI (PVD).
|Date:||Tuesday 24 January 2012|
Canadair CL-600-2B19 Regional Jet CRJ-200ER
|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)|
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.
» Flickr photo of N8524A in storage
» PVD Airport Yahoo Groups
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.