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Last updated: 18 January 2019
Status:Final
Date:Saturday 26 November 1994
Time:11:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2C0
Operator:Continental Air Lines
Registration: N11244
C/n / msn: 20073/142
First flight: 1969-03-06 (25 years 9 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Houston-Intercontinental Airport, TX (IAH) (   United States of America)
Phase: Pushback / towing (PBT)
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Narrative:
Two mechanics were repositioning Boeing 737-200, N11244, to Continental departure gate 41. Simultaneously, Flight 1176, a Boeing 737-300, from gate 44 was under the control of the pushback team consisting of a tug driver and a wing walker. The right wing of N11244 contacted the left outboard flap, cockpit crew, in the process of starting engine #1, felt the impact, aborted the engine start, and looked aft from the cockpit window. N11244 was damaged substantially and considered a loss.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The failure of maintenance personnel to follow the taxi checklist resulting in the hydraulic pumps not being turned on."

Classification:

Sources:
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