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Accident description
Last updated: 26 November 2015
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Thursday 4 May 2006
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-2F2F
Operator:Transmile Air Service
Registration: 9M-TGA
C/n / msn: 22993/1808
First flight: 1982-07-08 (23 years 10 months)
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15 (HK3)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bangalore-Hindustan Airport (BLR) (   India)
Phase: Pushback / towing (PBT)
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
The airplane was being readied for towing following maintenance to repair a fuel leak. While the auxiliary power unit was operating and providing electrical power to the airplane, the tow crew felt a "jolt" and noticed that a circuit breaker for the left wing fuel tank boost pump had tripped. Inspection of the airplane revealed substantial structural damage to the left wing in the area of the fuel tank.




photo of Boeing 727-2F2F TC-JCB
TC-JCB was sold to Transmile as 9M-TGA
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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