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Accident - July 11, 2009 - Indianapolis, Ind.

The flight, operated by Republic Airlines, was scheduled to depart from Washington, D.C. en route to Indianapolis,Ind..

Fatalities 0
Serious injuries1
Minor injuries0
Source: National Transportation Safety Board accident database system (ADMS2000), last updated Jan 1, 2010

Factual Narrative

On july 11, 2009, about 1010 eastern daylight time, a passenger aboard N120HQ, an Embraer ERJ-170, received a broken ankle when the airplane encountered turbulence while approaching to land at the Indianapolis International Airport, Indianapolis, Indiana. The airplane received no damage. The 14 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 121 flight was being opeated by Republic Airlines as flight 3143. The flight was operating in instrument meteorological conditions and was on an instrument flight rules flight plan. None of the other passengers or crew were injured. The flight originated from the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington, D.C. at 0835.

Source: National Transportation Safety Board accident database system (ADMS2000), last updated Jan 1, 2010