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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141603
Last updated: 13 October 2019
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Date:03-JAN-2012
Time:overnight
Type:Silhouette image of generic B733 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-300
Owner/operator:Jet2
Registration: G-GDFG
C/n / msn: 28658/2865
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Edinburgh Airport, Turnhouse, Edinburgh, Lothian -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Edinburgh Airport (EDI/EGPH)
Destination airport:Edinburgh Airport (EDI/EGPH)
Narrative:
The plane was hit by a bus shelter which was blown over a fence at Edinburgh Airport. At the time of the incident, 87 mph winds were sweeping over Scotland. Bus stop 4 in the long stay car park was blown over fence by the hurricane force winds and hit the B737 that was on the stands opposite the car park

A Jet2 spokeswoman said: "A Jet2.com aircraft was damaged on Tuesday as a result of the extreme weather conditions in Scotland. "Fortunately there were no injuries, the damage to the aircraft was minimal and normal services have resumed."


Sources:

1. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-16411914
2. http://egphforum.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=10
3. http://www.jacdec.de/news/months/12_01.htm
4. https://www.pprune.org/airlines-airports-routes/466290-jet2-4-a-10.html
5. http://www.airfleets.net/ficheapp/plane-b737-28658.htm
6. CAA: https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/modalapplication.aspx?catid=1&pagetype=65&appid=1&mode=reg&fullregmark=GDFG
7. https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/Boeing/737/28658/G-GDFG-Jet2


Images:

Photo of G-GDFG courtesy AirHistory.net


Glasgow - Prestwick (EGPK / PIK)
2 May 2018; (c) Ian Howat

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jan-2012 04:55 gerard57 Added
14-Oct-2012 11:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Oct-2012 11:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
23-Aug-2015 22:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
17-Dec-2016 20:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code]

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