By Simon Hradecky, created Friday, Jul 31st 2020 21:14Z, last updated Friday, Jul 31st 2020 21:14Z

A Gojet Canadair CRJ-550, registration N502GJ performing flight G7-4527 from St. Louis,MO to Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA), was in the inital climb out of St. Louis' runway 29 when the crew stopped the climb at 5000 feet reporting they had "a smoke in the lav" and declaring emergency. The aircraft returned to St. Louis for a safe landing on runway 30R about 12 minutes after departure.

A replacement CRJ-550 registration N533GJ reached Chicago with a delay of about 90 minutes.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 24 hours after landing.

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