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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153989
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic CRJ9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CL-600-2D24 Regional Jet CRJ-900LR
Owner/operator:Pinnacle Airlines, opf Delta Connection
Registration: N153PQ
C/n / msn: 15153
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 70
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Houston-William P. Hobby Airport, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:(IATA: HOU, ICAO: KHOU, FAA LID: HOU)
Destination airport:
The Delta Connection aircraft taxied off of a taxiway and was stuck in the mud. The aircraft was located on the east side of taxiway E between runway 17 and runway 12R. All landing gear were off of the taxiway and in the grass. The aircraft nose was approximately 2 feet from edge of runway 12R and the aircraft was longitudinally aligned with the left runway edge line of runway 12R. The nose gear was approximately 1 foot to the left of taxiway E, with a tire track behind it approximately 3 feet long. The left main was located approximately 12 feet to the left of taxiway E with a tire track behind it approximately 12 feet. The right main was located to the left of taxiway E, approximately 2 inches. the tire track behind it was less than a foot.
The captain stated that they were returning to the gate with a radio problem when he taxied off of the taxiway. He stated that when he made his turn off of taxiway E he thought he was turning the aircraft to line up with runway 12R centerline lighting. He stated that he did not realize the aircraft was lined up with the runway edge lights until the aircraft was stuck.



Revision history:

12-Mar-2013 06:36 Hans Gruber Added
12-Mar-2013 12:37 harro Updated [Location, Narrative]

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