Accident Saab 340A N110XJ, Sunday 21 July 2002
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Date:Sunday 21 July 2002
Time:08:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SF34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Saab 340A
Owner/operator:Mesaba Airlines
Registration: N110XJ
MSN: 340A-110
Total airframe hrs:31299 hours
Engine model:General Electric CT7-5A2
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 35
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Charleston-Yeager Airport, WV (KCRW) -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Charleston-Yeager Airport, WV (CRW/KCRW)
Destination airport:Detroit-Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, MI (DTW/KDTW)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
While the airplane was standing at the gate, with the engines not operating, the flightcrew requested that a ground power unit (GPU) be reconnected to the airplane. An employee on the ground drove a ground service vehicle, with a GPU attached, toward the airplane. As the ground service vehicle approached the airplane, it struck an aft section of fuselage.

Probable Cause: The vehicle driver's failure to maintain clearance of the airplane.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: NYC02LA146
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 9 months
Download report: Final report



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

4 September 2002 N110XJ Mesaba Aviation 0 Detroit-Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, MI (DTW/KDTW) non

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