Incident Embraer ERJ 170-200 LR (ERJ-175LR) N402YX, Monday 28 February 2022
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Date:Monday 28 February 2022
Time:18:46
Type:Silhouette image of generic E170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Embraer ERJ 170-200 LR (ERJ-175LR)
Owner/operator:American Eagle, opb Republic Airlines
Registration: N402YX
MSN: 17000364
Year of manufacture:2013
Engine model:General Electric CF34-8E5
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 75
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor, repaired
Category:Incident
Location:Washington-Ronald Reagan National Airport, DC (DCA) -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Providence-Theodore Francis Greene State Airport, RI (PVD/KPVD)
Destination airport:Washington-Ronald Reagan National Airport, DC (DCA/KDCA)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
American Eagle flight 4541, an Embraer ERJ-175, sustained damage during landing on runway 19 at Washington-Ronald Reagan National Airport, DC, USA.
The flight crew heard, during deceleration, the thud of the runway centerline lights as the nose wheel went over them. They heard a loud bang, around the eighty knots callout, then the sound of the centerline lights again. Upon arrival at the gate, a hole measured approximately one by three foot was found in the front, bottom of the fuselage. The crew and passengers were uinjured.
Airport operations found a centerline light cannister top missing at approximately 2,500 feet from the approach end of runway one-nine, between taxiways mike and november.

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