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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 186440
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Date:14-APR-2016
Time:c. 20:45 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic CRJ9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CL-600-2D24 Regional Jet CRJ-900LR
Owner/operator:Endeavor Air, opf Delta Connection
Registration: N916XJ
C/n / msn: 15154
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 57
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Charleston-Yeager Airport, WV (CRW/KCRW) -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:New York-La Guardia Airport, NY (LGA/KLGA)
Destination airport:Nashville International Airport, TN (BNA/KBNA)
Narrative:
Delta Connection Flight DL4071 was en route from New York-LaGuardia to Nashville Airport, TN when it diverted to Charleston-Yeager Airport, WV due to a cracked wind shield.
The aircraft, a CRJ-900LR, departed LaGuardia Airport at 15:56 EDT (19:56 UTC). En route at FL380 the first officer's forward windshield cracked. A descent was iniated at 20:42 UTC and a safe landing was made at Chareston at 21:05 UTC.

Sources:

http://www.wowktv.com/archives/bird-strike-causes-emergency-landing-at-yeager-airport/865467550
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/dl4071/#96a3700


Revision history:

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15-Apr-2016 05:59 harro Added

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