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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145601
Last updated: 21 April 2019
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Date:30-APR-2012
Time:-
Type:Silhouette image of generic B734 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-400
Owner/operator:British Airways
Registration: G-DOCU
C/n / msn: 25854
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Genoa-Intl AP -   Italy
Phase: Standing
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:London Gatwick
Destination airport:LIMJ
Narrative:
The aircraft was apparently hit by a baggage loading trailer resulting in a large gash in the lower forward starboard fuselage during ground turnaround. There were no injuries.

Fuselage patched. Ferried to Heathrow for repair13 May

Fuselage repaired. Ferried to London Gatwick 31 May. Returned to service 1 June.

Sources:

http://www.jacdec.de/news/months/12_04.htm
http://imageshack.us/f/254/img20120504wa0001.jpg/
http://www.jetphotos.net/viewphoto.php?id=6916625
http://web.archive.org/web/20121223012644/http://thebasource.com:80/may2012.html


Images:

Photo of G-DOCU courtesy AirHistory.net


Dublin (EIDW / DUB)
9 February 2008; (c) Fergal Goodman

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-May-2012 12:38 bp Added
13-May-2012 01:21 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
03-Jun-2012 01:46 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]

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