Friday, April 27, 2018

Envoy Air, Embraer ERJ-135, N837AE: Accident occurred April 26, 2018 at Raleigh–Durham International Airport (KRDU), North Carolina

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Greensboro, North Carolina

Flight 3356: Declared smoke in the cabin.

American Airlines Inc:

Date: 26-APR-18
Time: 04:47:00Z
Regis#: N837AE
Aircraft Make: EMBRAER
Aircraft Model: EMB 135KL
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: UNKNOWN
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: ON DEMAND
Flight Phase: APPROACH (APR)
Operation: 135
Aircraft Operator: AMERICAN AIRLINES

MORRISVILLE, NC (WTVD) -- An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing at RDU Thursday morning.

Flight 3356 from Dallas to RDU landed at the airport just before 1 a.m.

Officials with the airline said an indicator light went off during the flight.

The spokesperson also said flight attendants onboard smelled an odor, which caused the 10 passengers and three crews members to evacuate through the main door on the runway.

10 passengers/3 crew members onboard. No one hurt. A flight attendant did smell an odor which is why everyone exited the main door on the runway. No emergency slide was used. 

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