AAIA Releases Preliminary Report on Envoy Embraer 145 that Veered off the Runway Last October
An Envoy Embraer veered off the runway while landing in Bahama last October. The Bahamas Aircraft Accident Investigation Unit (AAIA) released the preliminary yesterday.
The Envoy Embraer ERJ-145, registration N674RJ was performing flight AA-4194/MQ-4194 from Miami, Florida USA to Freeport, Bahamas with 25 passengers and 3 crew.
The aircraft veered right off the runway while landing in Freeport's runway 06 and came to a stop on soft ground with both main gear struts collapsed.
The aircraft turned nearly 180 degrees as it veered off the runway. Two passengers received minor injuries.
According to the report, the flight was uneventful until just after landing when the crew experienced sudden braking of the aircraft without any control inputs given.
The aircraft decelerated rapidly and skidded off the runway and the pilot's attempt to control the aircraft was unsuccessful.