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Last updated: 19 November 2018
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Wednesday 13 September 2017
Time:15:46
Type:Silhouette image of generic CRJ2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CL-600-2B19 Regional Jet CRJ-200ER
Operator:PSA Airlines
On behalf of:American Eagle
Registration: N261PS
C/n / msn: 7959
First flight: 2004
Engines: 2 General Electric CF34-3B1
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, NC (CLT) (   United States of America)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Charleston-Yeager Airport, WV (CRW/KCRW), United States of America
Destination airport:Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, NC (CLT/KCLT), United States of America
Flightnumber:AA5233
Narrative:
A CRJ-200ER, registration N261PS, struck a tug with its wingtip while taxing to the gate at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, North Carolina, USA. The tug driver sustained unknown injuries.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: DCA17CA197

Classification:

Sources:
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Distance from Charleston-Yeager Airport, WV to Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, NC as the crow flies is 354 km (221 miles).

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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