Serious incident Bombardier CRJ-900LR B-7762, Monday 5 July 2021
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Date:Monday 5 July 2021
Time:22:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic CRJ9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bombardier CRJ-900LR
Owner/operator:China Express Airlines
Registration: B-7762
MSN: 15285
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Yan'an Nanniwan Airport (ZLYA) -   China
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Yan'an Nanniwan Airport (ZLYA)
Destination airport:Wuhan Tianhe International Airport (WUH/ZHHH)
Investigating agency: CAAC
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
China Express Airlines flight G54309, A CRJ-900, lined up on the left runway shoulder for takeoff from Yan'an Nanniwan Airport (ZLYA), China.
The aircraft struck three runway edge lights and two taxiway edge lights before correcting to the runway centerline and continuing the takeoff. After landing safely at Wuhan Airport, the aircraft was found to have excessive damage to the No. 2 main wheel and the right nose wheel.

The investigation team concluded that the main cause of the incident was that after the aircraft entered the runway, the captain did not follow the control command to turn around and taxi along the line, and maneuvered the aircraft to complete the turn around at a large angle in advance, mistaking the runway edge light as the centerline light for the takeoff.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: CAAC
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 5 months
Download report: Final report

Sources:

CAAC

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