Trans States E145 at Memphis on Feb 5th 2014, wing tip strike on landing

Last Update: June 5, 2015 / 13:02:01 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 5, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AX-3395

Aircraft Registration
N802HK

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

Airport ICAO Code
KMEM

A Trans States Airlines Embraer ERJ-145 on behalf of United, registration N802HK performing flight AX-3395/UA-3395 (dep Feb 4th) from Houston,TX to Memphis,TN (USA) with 53 people on board, had landed on Memphis' runway 36R at 00:15L (06:15Z) when the crew reported they had a rudder problem at about 40 feet AGL and touched down pretty hard. The aircraft rolled out without further incident and vacated the runway.

The FAA reported the aircraft scraped a wing along the runway, the damage is being assessed.

The aircraft had aborted the first approach to runway 36L and queried the function of the localizer 36L, then positioned for another approach touching down on 36R about 20 minutes later.

On Jun 5th 2015 the NTSB reported the occurrence was rated an accident, the NTSB is investigating, explaining the aircraft received substantial damage in a hard landing on Memphis' runway 36R.



Metars:
KMEM 050754Z 26008KT 6SM BR OVC010 01/M01 A3000 RMK AO2 CIG 008V013 SLP160 T00061011 $
KMEM 050735Z 27008KT 6SM BR BKN010 OVC013 01/M01 A2999 RMK AO2 CIG 006V012 $
KMEM 050701Z 28012KT 1/2SM BR OVC006 01/M01 A2999 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 6 CIG 004V009$
KMEM 050704Z 28011KT 6SM BR OVC006 01/M01 A2999 RMK AO2 CIG 004V009 $
KMEM 050654Z 29012G19KT 1/2SM BR OVC004 01/M01 A2999 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 6 CIG 003V007 SLP156 T00061011 $
KMEM 050554Z 28010KT 1/2SM OVC004 01/M01 A2995 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 8 SLP145 60010 T00061006 10017 20006 400171011 53013 $
KMEM 050454Z 29007KT 1/2SM BR OVC004 01/M01 A2994 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 6 SLP140 T00061006 $
KMEM 050354Z 29008KT 1/2SM OVC004 01/M01 A2992 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 7 SLP132 T00061006 $
KMEM 050254Z 30006KT 1/2SM OVC004 01/00 A2992 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 8 SLP132 60010 T00060000 53022 $
KMEM 050154Z COR 30006KT 1/2SM OVC004 01/00 A2989 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 8 RAE11B40E51 PRESRR SLP122 P0000 T00110000 $
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 5, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AX-3395

Aircraft Registration
N802HK

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

Airport ICAO Code
KMEM

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