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Accident
Last updated: 18 October 2017
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:mardi 22 novembre 1994
Heure:00:25
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic B721 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-23
Compagnie:AECA - Aeroservicios Ecuatorianos
Immatriculation: HC-BRF
Numéro de série: 19388/340
Année de Fabrication:
Heures de vol:59000
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 3
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 2
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 5
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Conséquences: Repaired
Lieu de l'accident:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA) (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: En attente (STD)
Nature:Cargo
Aéroport de départ:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:Guayaquil-Simon Bolivar Airport (GYE/SEGU), Equateur
Détails:
A Boeing 727-100, HC-BRF, was struck by a cargo truck while starting engines for a cargo flight from Miami International Airport, Florida, to Guayaquil, Ecuador. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed. The aircraft received substantial damage and the three crewmembers and two passengers were not injured. The cargo truck driver received serious injuries.
Witnesses stated the cargo truck and driver had been parked behind HC-BRF for about 2 1/2 hours. HC-BRF was preparing for departure at the time of the accident. The navigation, wing tip, and wing flood lights were operating. The no. three engine had been started and the other engines were being started when the cargo truck driver pulled his truck forward from behind the aircraft. As the driver drove by the mechanic who was operating the air start cart, at the right rear of the aircraft, the driver waved to the mechanic. As the driver turned to look forward the trucks left windshield area struck the trailing edge wing tip area of HC-BRF. Portions of the wing tip remained embedded in the truck cab and the truck rolled to an aircraft tug which was attached to a Boeing 707, 400 feet away.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The failure of the truck driver to maintain visual lookout while operating his truck on an unlit ramp near an aircraft."

Sources:
» NTSB


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Plan
Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Miami International Airport, FL et Guayaquil-Simon Bolivar Airport est de 3089 km (1931 miles).

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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