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Last updated: 19 November 2019
Status:
Date:Friday 28 June 2019
Time:06:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic SF34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Saab 340A
Operator:Western Air
Registration: C6-VIP
C/n / msn: 340A-098
First flight: 1987-06-30 (32 years )
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Nassau-Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS) (   Bahamas)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
A Western Air Saab 340A ground crew was preparing the aircraft for re-positioning at the Nassau-Lynden Pindling International Airport, Bahamas. During its run up checks, the wheel chocks did not restrain the aircraft resulting in a collision with a covered walkway.
The nose landing gear collapsed and several propeller blades on the no.1 prop were severed.

Classification:
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» znsbahamas.com
» BAAID
» Western Air


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