National Transportation Safety Board
Aviation Accident Preliminary Report

 

 

Location:

Memphis, TN

Accident Number:

DCA14FA058

Date & Time:

02/05/2014, 0022 CST

Registration:

N802HK

Aircraft:

EMBRAER EMB145 - EP

Injuries:

53 None

Flight Conducted Under:

Part 121: Air Carrier - Scheduled

On February 5, 2014, about 0022 central standard time, Trans States Airlines flight 3395, an Embraer 145, registration N802HK, experienced a hard landing while landing on runway 36R at Memphis International Airport, Memphis, Tennessee. There were no injuries to the 53 passengers and crew members onboard, however, the airplane was substantially damaged. The flight was being operated under the provisions of 14 CFR Part 121 as a scheduled domestic passenger flight from Houston, Texas.

 

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make:

EMBRAER

Registration:

N802HK

Model/Series:

EMB145 - EP EP

Aircraft Category:

Airplane

Amateur Built:

No

 

 

Operator:

Trans States Airlines, LLC

Operating Certificate(s) Held:

Flag carrier (121)

 

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site:

Instrument Conditions

Condition of Light:

Night

Observation Facility, Elevation:

MEM, 361 ft msl

Observation Time:

1154 CST

Distance from Accident Site:

1 Nautical Miles

Temperature/Dew Point:

1°C / -1°C

Lowest Cloud Condition:

Thin Overcast

Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction:

7 knots / , 290°

Lowest Ceiling:

Overcast

Visibility

1 Miles

Altimeter Setting:

29.92 inches Hg

Type of Flight Plan Filed:

IFR

Departure Point:

Houston, TX (IAH)

Destination:

Memphis, TN (MEM)

 

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries:

3 None

Aircraft Damage:

Substantial

Passenger Injuries:

50 None

Aircraft Fire:

None

Ground Injuries:

N/A

Aircraft Explosion:

None

Total Injuries:

53 None

Latitude, Longitude:

35.200000, -90.056667 (est)

 

Administrative Information

Investigator In Charge (IIC):

John W Lovell

Additional Participating Persons:

 

Note:

The NTSB did not travel to the scene of this accident.