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Accident description
Last updated: 25 May 2017
Status:Final
Date:Monday 11 February 2013
Time:19:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD83 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas MD-83
Operator:Andes Líneas Aéreas
Registration: LV-AYD
C/n / msn: 53015/1818
First flight: 1991
Total airframe hrs:60663
Cycles:27312
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-219
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 65
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 71
Airplane damage: Unknown
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Salta-Martín Miguel de Güemes International Airport, SA (SLA) (   Argentina)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP/SABE), Argentina
Destination airport:Salta-Martín Miguel de Güemes International Airport, SA (SLA/SASA), Argentina
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].

Accident investigation:
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investigating agency: Junta de Investigaciones de Accidentes de Aviación Civil (JIAAC) - Argentina
status: Final
number: Nº 124 /13
download report: Nº 124 /13

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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).

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