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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174664
Last updated: 21 November 2019
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Date:18-MAR-2015
Time:c. 13:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic E170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer ERJ-175LR (ERJ-170-200 LR)
Owner/operator:Compass Airlines
Registration: N624CZ
C/n / msn: 17000222
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, TX (AUS/KAUS) -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, TX (AUS/KAUS)
Destination airport:Detroit-Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, MI (DTW/KDTW)
Narrative:
A Compass Airlines operated Embraer ERJ-175LR, N624CZ, returned to land at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, TX (AUS/KAUS) due to engine problems.
Delta Connection flight DL5698 took off from runway 17R at Austin Airport at 13:11 hours local time (18:11 UTC) on a scheduled passenger flight to Detroit-Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, MI (DTW).
The airplane initiated a right hand climbing turn after takeoff, reaching 6300 feet at 13:14. It then began an immediate descent to 4000 feet.
At this altitude the flight entered a holding pattern until about 13:43. A safe landing was made back on runway 17R about 13:48 hours.
Tweets by passengers on the flight suggested that an engine had lost power.

Sources:

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL5698


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Mar-2015 19:13 harro Added
18-Mar-2015 19:14 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
18-Mar-2015 19:15 harro Updated [Time, Embed code, Narrative]
02-Dec-2015 21:04 junior sjc Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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