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Last updated: 18 June 2019
Status:Definitief
Datum:vrijdag 10 augustus 2012
Tijd:15:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic A333 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-343X
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Lufthansa
Registratie: D-AIKE
Constructienummer: 636
Bouwjaar: 2004-10-18 (7 years 10 months)
Motoren: 2 Rolls-Royce Trent 772B-60
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Licht
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Taxi (TXI)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD/KIAD), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF), Duitsland
Beschrijving:
An Airbus A330, D-AIKE, collided with a United Express Bombardier DHC-8-400, N341NG, while the Airbus was taxiing for takeoff from Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD). At the time of the accident, the DHC-8 was stationary and waiting for ramp workers to assist with parking at gate A1C. There were no injuries to any of the passengers or crewmembers on either airplane. The DHC-8 received substantial damage to its rudder and vertical stabilizer and the Airbus sustained minor damage to its right wingtip. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident.
The DHC-8, flight 3912, had landed after a flight from Pittsburgh, PA (PIT), the A330 was operating flight LH417 to Frankfurt (FRA), Germany.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The A330 flight crew's failure to maintain a safe clearance to the DHC-8 that was stopped in front of the gate."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 8 months
Accident number: DCA12CA122A
Download report: Summary report

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photo of Airbus-A330-343X-D-AIKE
accident date: 10-08-2012
type: Airbus A330-343X
registration: D-AIKE
 

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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC en Frankfurt International Airport bedraagt 6505 km (4065 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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