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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137936
Last updated: 8 October 2019
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Date:11-AUG-2011
Time:19:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-41R
Owner/operator:Virgin Atlantic Airways
Registration: G-VXLG
C/n / msn: 29406/1177
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 468
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Tobago-A.N.R Robinson International Airport (TAB/TTCP) -   Trinidad and Tobago
Phase: Taxi
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tobago-A.N.R Robinson International Airport (TAB/TTCP)
Destination airport:London-Gatwick (LGW)
Narrative:
Virgin Atlantic FLight VS52 sustained minor damage in an taxiing incident at Tobago-A.N.R Robinson International Airport (TAB/TTCP).
The airplane was taxiing out towards the departure runway when it entered a taxiway that was closed for construction activity. One of the wheels partly sank through the concrete. This resulted in the 747 becoming stuck.

Sources:

http://archives.newsday.co.tt/2011/08/13/tobago-airport-reopens-after-aircraft-incident/


Images:

Photo of G-VXLG courtesy AirHistory.net


Glasgow - International (EGPF / GLA)
29 September 2019; (c) David Unsworth

Revision history:

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13-Aug-2011 11:15 harro Added

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