Date & Time: Sep 4, 2011 at 1535 LT
Type of aircraft:
Embraer ERJ-145
Operator:
Registration:
N840HK
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Chicago - Ottawa
MSN:
145-341
YOM:
2001
Flight number:
UA3363
Country:
Canada
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
44
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Following an uneventful flight from Chicago-O'Hare, crew started the descent to Ottawa-MacDonald-Cartier Airport, Ontario, in poor weather conditions. Aircraft landed on the wet runway 32 and after a course of 8,200 feet, aircraft veered off runway to the left. While penetrating in a soft ground, both main gear were partially sheared off and aircraft came to rest. All 47 occupants were evacuated safely and the aircraft was declared as write off. At the time of the accident, weather conditions were as follow: wind from 300 at 10 knots, visibility one-half of a mile, heavy rain showers, sky overcast with a ceiling at 3,000 feet with towering cumulus clouds.