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Incident: Mesa CRJ2 at Grand Junction on Feb 18th 2009, flaps problemBy Simon Hradecky, created Thursday, Feb 19th 2009 07:54Z, last updated Thursday, Feb 19th 2009 07:54ZThe crew of a Mesa Airlines Canadair CRJ-200 on behalf of US Airways, flight YV-2903/US-2903 from Phoenix,AZ to Grand Junction,CO (USA) with 27 people on board, reported flaps problems while on approach to Grand Junction Airport at about 4300 feet AGL (9100 feet MSL) and climbed back to 14000 feet. Emergency services were deployed by the airport, before the crew managed to land safely on runway 29 about 17 minutes later.
Incident: Mesa CRJ2 at Phoenix on Feb 18th 2009, landed with burst nose gear tyreBy Simon Hradecky, created Thursday, Feb 19th 2009 08:11Z, last updated Thursday, Feb 19th 2009 08:11ZThe crew of a Mesa Airlines Canadair CRJ-200 on behalf of US Airways, registration N77286 performing flight YV-2722/US-2722 from Colorado Springs,CO to Phoenix,AZ (USA), declared emergency reporting nose gear problems while on approach to Phoenix. The crew managed a safe landing and taxied off the runway, where the airplane and the nose gear were checked out by emergency services.
During the final approach the right nose gear tyre was seen burst with parts flopping in the air stream. The airplane rolled out safely and taxied to the gate with the remaining good left nose gear tyre.