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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17858
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Date:17-MAY-2008
Time:13:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-222ER
Owner/operator:Air India
Registration: VT-AIK
C/n / msn: 28714/205
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM) -   India
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:BOM
Destination airport:DXB
Narrative:
The wheel nose gear collapsed duirng pre-flight inspection in the parking bay nr 48. Four Air India engineers working on the aircraft escaped unhurt in the accident. According to media though no one was injured in the incident, the plane suffered extensive damage to the main door. The plane was being preparated for flight AI717 to Dubai

Sources:

http://www.timesnow.tv/NewsDtls.aspx?NewsID=8438; http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Mumbai/Planes_nosewheel_crashes/articleshow/3047883.cms


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-May-2008 22:30 relax630 Added
17-May-2008 02:11 Updated
17-May-2008 06:16 anon Updated
17-May-2008 07:09 relax630 Updated
17-May-2008 11:01 Fusko Updated

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