Bombardier CRJ 200

Bombardier CRJ 200

Bombardier CRJ 200 is a civil regional jet designed and produced by Canada’s Bombardier. Since the CRJ200 aircraft entered service in 1992, its sales have surpassed all other regional aircraft , and it has established itself as the world’s safest, most comfortable and environmentally friendly commercial jet aircraft.

Role: Regional Jet / Business Jet
Country: Canada
Manufacturer: Bombardier Aerospace
First Flight: May 1991
Status: In service, not in production

Variants

  • CRJ200
  • CRJ200PF
  • CRJ200LR
  • CRJ200SF

Specifications

Crew: 2 Flight Crew
Seating capacity: 50
Cabin height: 6 ft 1 in / 1.85 m
Cabin width: 8 ft 3 in / 2.53 m
Length: 87 ft 10 in / 26.77 m
Wingspan: 69 ft 6 in / 21.21 m
Height: 20 ft 8 in / 6.22 m
Wing area: 520.4 ft² / 48.35 m²[58]
Fuselage diameter: 8 ft 10 in / 2.69 m

Max payload: 13,500 lb / 6,124 kg
Max fuel: 2,135 US gal / 8,081 L − 14,305 lb (6,489 kg)
Engines: (2x) GE CF34-3B1
Range: 1,700 nmi /3,148 km
Normal cruise: M0.74 : 785 km/h (424 kn)
High-speed cruise: M0.81 : 860 km/h (460 kn)
Service ceiling: 41,000 ft / 12,496 m

Accidents and Incidents

On November 21, 2004, China Eastern Airlines’ CRJ 200 crashed while carrying out the Baotou-Shanghai flight mission.

On May 31, 2006, SkyWest’s  CRJ-200 regional airliner skid off the runway and went into the mud while landing at Mosinee, Wisconsin, USA. Fortunately, none of the 47 people on board were injured.

In 2013, a CRJ200 passenger aircraft crashed near the southeastern city of Almaty in Kazakhstan killing 20 people.

On 8 January 2016, West Air Sweden Flight 294 between Oslo (Gardermoen) and Tromsø (Langenes) crashed in northern Sweden near Ritsem, Padjelanta National Park. The plane was carrying mail on  behalf of Norway Post and the accident occurred after an incorrect attitude information was displayed to one of the pilot. Both the crew members died in the accident.