ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145906
Last updated: 1 November 2014
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Narrative:A man driving an airport luggage vehicle had a heart attack at the wheel and crashed into a Flybe plane on Saturday 26 May 2012.
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-402 Q400
|C/n / msn:|| 4103|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Isle of Man airport, Ronaldsway, Isle of Man (EGNS/IOM) -
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Isle of Man airport (EGNS/IOM)|
|Destination airport:||Bristol Lulsgate (BRS/EGGD)|
A Flybe spokesman said: ‘A number of flights in and out of the island were delayed on Saturday May 26 due to the collision between the ambilift vehicle and Flybe’s stationary aircraft, which unfortunately caused considerable damage. We are pleased to learn that the individual involved is in a stable condition and apologise for any disruption to services following this unforeseen incident.’
The captain declared the plane would be an insurance write off.
http://www.iomtoday.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/airport-driver-crashes-into-plane-after-heart-attack-1-4590377 http://www.caa.co.uk/application.aspx?catid=60&pagetype=65&appid=1&mode=reg&fullregmark=JECH http://www.manxforums.com/forums/index.php?/topic/51752-airport-truck-rams-flybe-plane/ http://www.wings900.com/vb/1-1-civil-aviation/59868-flybe-dash-8q400-damaged.html
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]|
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code]|
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