Incident Airbus A220-300 N227BZ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 352137
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Date:Friday 1 March 2024
Type:Silhouette image of generic BCS3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A220-300
Owner/operator:Breeze Airways
Registration: N227BZ
MSN: 55239
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 88
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:over Chinle, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX)
Destination airport:Pittsburgh International Airport, PA (PIT/KPIT)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
While en route to Pittsburgh, MXY555 had a confirmed fire in the cabin with smoke due to a thermal runaway of a lithium battery pack. They quickly diverted to Albuquerque, New Mexico and landed safely. They taxied to a remote general aviation apron and sat there for multiple hours, supposedly assessing damage and/or deplaning passengers. One passenger was injured by the burning battery as was taken to the hospital. (3/02/2024) Passengers are being flown to their original destination of Pittsburgh onboard flight MX8555.


Flightradar24 data, LiveATC.


Revision history:

02-Mar-2024 07:01 SWAFanPilot Added
02-Mar-2024 17:03 ASN Updated [Source, Narrative]
02-Mar-2024 20:14 SWAFanPilot Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]
03-Mar-2024 11:22 Aerossurance Updated [Location]

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