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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185509
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Date:17-MAR-2016
Time:c. 05:40
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:Republic Airways, opf American Eagle
Registration: N415YX
C/n / msn: 17000378
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 59
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near New York-La Guardia Airport, NY (LGA/KLGA) -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Raleigh/Durham International Airport, NC (RDU/KRDU)
Destination airport:New York-La Guardia Airport, NY (LGA/KLGA)
Narrative:
Republic Airlines flight AA4233, an Embraer ERJ-175, diverted to New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport
after sustaining a lightning strike on approach to LaGuardia Airport.
The aircraft sustained scortching to the tip of the left hand horizontal stabilizer.

Sources:

http://abc11.com/news/flight-from-rdu-struck-by-lightning-makes-emergency-landing-at-jfk-airport/1250923/
http://abc7ny.com/travel/american-airlines-flight-struck-by-lightning-makes-emergency-landing-at-jfk-airport/1250893/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Mar-2016 09:17 harro Added
18-Mar-2016 09:18 harro Updated [Embed code, Photo, ]
22-Mar-2016 09:25 AF5541 Updated [Total occupants, Source]

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