Tuesday, April 17, 2018

ExpressJet, Canadair CRJ-700, N710EV: Incident occurred April 17, 2018 - Washington Dulles International Airport (KIAD)

ExpressJet Airlines Inc: http://registry.faa.gov/N710EV




A Delta Connection flight was forced to make an emergency landing at Dulles International Airport on Tuesday, after the pilot reported problems with the plane’s landing gear.

Flight 5507, operated by Express Jet, originated at New York’s LaGuardia Airport and was headed for Virginia’s Richmond International Airport. At about 12:12 p.m. the pilot declared an emergency, citing problem’s with the plane’s landing gear and asked to be diverted to Dulles, according to Andrew Trull, an airport spokesman.

The plane, a Canadair regional jet CRJ-700 with 46 passengers and four crew, was met by fire and rescue personnel from the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.

Passengers and crew members were taken via mobile lounge to the terminal and were set to be bused to Richmond, Trull said.

Original article  ➤ https://www.washingtonpost.com



A Delta plane had to make an emergency landing at Dulles International Airport outside of Washington Tuesday after a pilot reported landing gear problems, according to a report.

A passenger named Jason Chow posted a photo on Twitter showing the plane missing one of its tires.

The plane carrying 46 passengers along with four crew members landed safely at Dulles.

The flight was heading to Richmond from La Guardia and had to make an unexpected stop at Dulles after the crew reported a problem with one of the aircraft's wheels, ExpressJet Airlines' spokesman Jarek Beem told Washington's WTOP.

Original article can be found here ➤  http://abc7news.com

WASHINGTON — A plane had to make an emergency landing at Dulles International Airport Tuesday afternoon after the pilot reported landing gear problems.

A flight headed to Richmond from La Guardia had to make an unexpected stop at Dulles Tuesday around noon. The Delta flight operated by ExpressJet had to land after the crew reported a problem with one of the aircraft’s wheels, said ExpressJet Airlines’ spokesman Jarek Beem.

The plane landed safely at Dulles, and caused no delays to the airport’s operations. The plane was carrying 46 passengers and four crew members

The passengers deplaned through the main cabin door, and the airline transported them to Richmond by charter bus, Beem said.

“The safety of our customers and crew is always our top priority and we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused for our customers,” Beem said in an email to WTOP.

Original article can be found here ➤  https://wtop.com

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