Hull-loss description
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 11 February 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-2H3
Operator:Tunis Air
Registration: TS-JHV
C/n / msn: 21319/1269
First flight: 1977-05-31 (14 years 9 months)
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tunis-Carthage Airport (TUN) (   Tunisia) show on map
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
While being parked, the engines were started for an engine-run. When engine power reached 80%, the aircraft ran over it's blocks and ran into a hangar. The maintenance crew forgot to set the brakes.
The plane was withdrawn from use and used for spares in December 1992.


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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