Preliminary Accident Reports

April 2003 Issue

January 06, Cleveland, Ohio / Embraer Regional Jet

At 1248 eastern time, an Embraer ERJ-145LR operated by Continental Express was damaged when it overran the departure end of runway 6L at Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport. There were no injuries. Preliminary investigation showed the airplane touched down at 150 knots indicated when the airplane was only 0.38 miles from the localizer/DME antenna that was located 510 feet beyond the departure end of the 6,800-foot runway. A Notam had been issued an hour earlier that described the runway as covered with thin, wet snow. The winds at the time were from 330 at 19 knots, gusting to 29. ...

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