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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 230493
Last updated: 12 June 2020
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Date:08-NOV-2019
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A388 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A380-842
Owner/operator:Qantas
Registration: VH-OQB
C/n / msn: 015
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Sydney Airport, NSW (SYD) -   Australia
Phase: Pushback / towing
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The aircraft had been undergoing routine maintenance in Hangar 96 at Sydney Airport, Australia and was being pulled out to resume service. At that time an open door struck scaffolding causing the door to be almost ripped off from the hinges.

Sources:

https://www.smh.com.au/national/qantas-a380-grounded-after-door-almost-ripped-off-at-sydney-airport-20191109-p5391o.html


Images:

Photo of VH-OQB courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
13 September 2016; (c) Kas van Zonneveld

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Nov-2019 14:19 gerard57 Added
10-Nov-2019 00:58 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
10-Nov-2019 07:38 Anon. Updated [Location]
10-Nov-2019 07:41 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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