Saturday, July 03, 2021

Canadair Regional Jet CRJ-700, N709PS: Incident occurred March 26, 2021 at Akron-Canton Regional Airport (KCAK), Summit County, Ohio

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed.

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident.

Additional Participating Entities:
Federal Aviation Administration; Dallas Fort Worth, Texas
PPG; Huntsville, Alabama
PSA Airlines; Vandalia, Ohio
Avtech Tyee; Everett, Washington

Location: North Canton, OH
Incident Number: ENG21LA023
Date & Time: March 26, 2021, 10:40 UTC
Registration: N709PS
Aircraft: BOMBARDIER INC CL-600-2C10 
Injuries: N/A
Flight Conducted Under: Part 121: Air carrier - Scheduled

On departure from Akron-Canton Airport (KCAK) the captain noticed a glow around the right windshield terminal block. The terminal block started to spark and produced a two-inch flame. The captain turned off the windshield heat, which immediately stopped the sparking and flame. The crew declared an emergency, ran the quick reference handbook (QRH) procedure, and returned to KCAK.

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: BOMBARDIER INC 
Registration: N709PS
Model/Series: CL-600-2C10 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built: No
Operating Certificate(s) Held: Flag carrier (121)
Operator Designator Code: JIA

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

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Type of Flight Plan Filed: IFR
Departure Point: North Canton, OH

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: N/A 
Aircraft Damage: Minor
Passenger Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Fire: In-flight
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: N/A 
Latitude, Longitude: 40.91484,-81.44187

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