Incident Canadair CRJ-100ER VQ-BND, Thursday 17 December 2020
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Date:Thursday 17 December 2020
Time:c 11:25 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic CRJ1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Canadair CRJ-100ER
Registration: VQ-BND
MSN: 7483
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 42
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor, repaired
Location:near Volgograd -   Russia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Saransk Airport (SKX/UWPS)
Destination airport:Mineralnye Vody Airport (MRV/URMM)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Rusline flight 7R425, a CRJ-100, was a regular flight from Saransk to Mineralnye Vody, Russia.
While en route at a cruising altitude of FL300, the pilot reported a crack in the inner glass of the cockpit. Ten seconds later the crack increased from the initial 70 millimeters to 85 millimeters.
The crew then requested a descent to an altitude of FL100 and diverted to Volgograd.
None of the crew and 42 passengers were injured.

The aircraft was ferried to St. Petersburg Airport on December 19 and resumed service the next day.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

15 January 2016 VQ-BND RusLine 0 Lipetsk Airport (LPK/UUOL) min

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23-Dec-2020 08:51 harro Added

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