Incident Bombardier CRJ-701ER N793SK,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 349402
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Date:Monday 25 December 2023
Time:18:43 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic CRJ7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bombardier CRJ-701ER
Owner/operator:SkyWest Airlines, opf United Express
Registration: N793SK
MSN: 10295
Year of manufacture:2009
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 62
Aircraft damage: None
Location:San Francisco International Airport (KSFO), CA -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO)
Destination airport:Aspen-Pitkin County Airport, CO (ASE/KASE)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
United flight UA5506, a Bombardier CRJ-701ER operated by SkyWest Airlines, declared an emergency immediately after takeoff due to the presence of "thin blue hazy smoke" in the cabin.
The flight returned to SFO for a safe landing 12 minutes after takeoff.


Revision history:

27-Dec-2023 20:55 harro Added
27-Dec-2023 20:56 harro Updated [Total occupants, Other fatalities]

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