US Airways Express Flight US 3315, an Embraer 170-200LR (ERJ 175) N103HQ (msn 17000159) bound for Philadelphia yesterday and operated by Republic Airlines (2nd), was being pushed away from a gate by an airline employee when it hit the empty, stationary US Airways Flight US 815, an Airbus A321 (N190UW) bound for Charlotte as flight US 815.
There were no injuries to the 36 on board the Republic flight, but the starboard side winglet took the brunt of the damage on the Embraer, while the A321 suffered damaged to the APU doors at the base of the tail.
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Copyright Photo: Jay Selman. Republic Airlines’ Embraer ERJ 170-200LR (ERJ 175) N103HQ (msn 17000159) taxies to the runway at Charlotte.