Narrative:The McDonnell Douglas MD-83 sustained damage in a ground collision accident with a fuel truck. The aircraft was taxiing to the terminal at the time of the accident.
Probable Cause:Cause (translated from Spanish):
On a scheduled air transport flight, while taxiing to the platform, there was an impact of the left wing tip with the upper rear side of a fuel truck, due to the combination of the following factors:
- Entering the platform while rolling at a speed higher than walking pace,
- Failure to follow the axis line running round the aircraft 16 m before the visual guide taxiing and No. 4 parking position.
- Not having a wing walker.
- The Concesionario Airport did not comply with the provisions of the Operations Manual of the operator of the ramp service provider, nor the PUOAM [Operational Area Movement Plan].
Official accident investigation report
|investigating agency: ||Junta de Investigaciones de Accidentes de Aviación Civil (JIAAC) - Argentina |
|report status: ||Final|
|report number: ||Nº 124 /13|
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Nº 124 /13
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA to Salta-Martín Miguel de Güemes International Airport, SA as the crow flies is 1272 km (795 miles).