American Flight Washington-Milwaukee Declares Emergency

American Flight Washington-Milwaukee Declares Emergency

In the last few moments, an American Airlines flight between Washington and Milwaukee has declared an emergency.

American Flight Washington-Milwaukee Declares Emergency
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AA5637 is being operated by N539EA.

Updates: American Flight Washington-Milwaukee Declares Emergency…


This is a developing story. Updates below.

American Flight Washington-Milwaukee Declares Emergency

UPDATE #1 @ 1802 UK time – American Airlines flight AA5637 is descending through FL170 and looks to be continuing on to Milwaukee following this emergency broadcast.

UPDATE #3 @ 1805 UK time – As per Planespotters.net, N539EA is a 13.0 year old Bombardier CRJ-700 that was delivered to American Eagle in January 2011 originally, before being handed over to Envoy and PSA Airlines under the American Airlines operations.

American Flight Washington-Milwaukee Declares Emergency

UPDATE #4 @ 1807 UK time – AA5637 from Washington DCA is passing through 8,000 feet as the aircraft nears the Milwaukee Airport.

UPDATE #5 @ 1809 UK time – AA5637’s reason for an emergency broadcast on descent into the airport is still unclear at this time.

UPDATE #6 @ 1812 UK time – AA5637 appears to be on the base leg into Milwaukee Airport. Scanning the ATC feeds to determine the cause.

UPDATE #7 @ 1818 UK time – AA5637 looks to be on final approach into it’s destination, with an emergency landing imminent.

UPDATE #8 @ 1823 UK time – TOUCHDOWN! American Airlines flight AA5637 from Washington DCA has appeared to have touched down safely into Milwaukee following it’s emergency call.

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