Showing posts with label E170. Show all posts
Showing posts with label E170. Show all posts

12 April, 2019

Aeromรฉxico Embraer E170 suffers wing damage

An Embraer E170 jet of Aeromรฉxico Connect suffered wing damage on Wednesday 10th April upon take off from Chihuahua airport.

According to local media, the aircraft was buffeted by a gust of crosswind upon take off which forced the jet slightly sideways and the left wing struck the ground. The crew of the aircraft, registration XA-SAC, followed airline procedure and returned to the airport and there were no reports of any injuries among those on the aircraft. According to Aeromรฉxico, the passengers were put on an alternative flight to Monterrey later on Wednesday.

An investigation has already begun on the incident and the airline says it has ferried the aircraft to Monterrey for repairs. 

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02 January, 2019

Air Botswana gets E170 for Cape Town-Gaborone route

Air Botswana took delivery of an Embraer E170 at the very end of last year to operate on its Cape Town-Gaborone route it has been reported.  The aircraft, registration N734A arrived in Gaborone on Monday, December 31st and formally belonged to Saudi Aramco Aviation.  The aircraft will be joined by a second E170, registration N735A, which is currently in Canada awaiting delivery to the company.

Air Botswana is currently engaged in a process of modernising its aircraft fleet and has recently taken delivery of two ATR72-600s turboprop aircraft.