NTSB opens public docket on January 2010 Charleston, WV runway overrun

The CRJ200 came to rest in the EMAS area (Photo: NTSB)

As part of the NTSB’s investigation into the runway overrun at Charleston-Yeager Airport, WV (CRW/KCRW), the NTSB opened a public accident docket.

On January 19, 2010, PSA Airlines d.b.a. US Airways Express flight 2495, a CRJ 200, registration N246PS, rejected the takeoff and ran off the end of the runway at Yeager Airport, Charleston. The airplane stopped in the engineered materials arresting system (EMAS). There were no injuries to the 31 passengers or 3 crew members onboard and the airplane received minor damage. The flight was operating under the provisions of 14 CFR Part 121 and its intended destination was Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, NC (CLT/KCLT).

The information being released is factual in nature and does not provide any analysis. It will include investigative group factual reports, photographs, and other documents from the investigation. Additional material will be added to the docket as it becomes available. Analysis of the accident, along with conclusions and a determination of probable cause, will come at a later date when the final report on the investigation is completed.

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