Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Embraer ERJ-145LR, N14568: Accident occurred August 03, 2018 at Newark-Liberty International Airport (KEWR), New Jersey

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Teterboro, New Jersey

Flight Number 4080:  During pushback struck a catering vehicle.

http://registry.faa.gov/N14568

Date: 03-AUG-18
Time: 15:40:00Z
Regis#: N14568
Aircraft Make: EMBRAER
Aircraft Model: E145
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: UNKNOWN
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: COMMERCIAL
Flight Phase: PUSHBACK/TOWING (PBT)
Operation: 121
Aircraft Operator: ATLANTIC SOUTHEAST FOR UNITED AIRLINES
Flight Number: 4080
City: NEWARK
State: NEW JERSEY




NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- One woman was injured in an incident involving a plane and a vehicle at Newark airport on Friday.

Officials say United Express Flight 4080 was preparing to take off with 48 people on board just before noon.

The Richmond, Virginia-bound flight was pulling away from the gate at a slow speed when it came into contact with a catering truck.

Authorities said the woman in the truck was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

No passengers were injured and all deplaned as normal. United Airlines is using a different aircraft to complete the flight.

The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement it is investigating the incident.

Story and video ➤ http://abc7ny.com

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