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Last updated: 24 October 2017
Status:Keine Untersuchung der Flugunfall-Untersuchungskommission
Datum:Dienstag 15 Oktober 2002
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic RJ85 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro RJ.85
Operated by:Mesaba Airlines
On behalf of:Northwest Airlink
Kennzeichen: N528XJ
Werknummer: E.2353
Baujahr: 1999-06-19 (3 years 4 months)
Triebwerk: 4 Lycoming LF507-1F
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Memphis International Airport, TN (MEM) (   USA)
Flugphase: Taxi (TXI)
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The Avro RJ.85 was had received a maintenance check and was being taxied back to the terminal. The mechanics were not able to stop the plane in time. It collided with the jetway at gate C2, causing considerable damage to the jetway as a well as the airplane. The no. 1 engine was almost entirely ripped off its mountings and the flight deck sustained serious structural damage.



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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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