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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 184790
Last updated: 2 January 2021
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Date:23-FEB-2016
Time:c. 10:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214
Owner/operator:Virgin America
Registration: N642VA
C/n / msn: 3670
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX) -   United States of America
Phase: Pushback / towing
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
An Airbus A320-214 sustained minor damage when a pushback tug caught fire while the aircraft was being towed at Los Angeles International Airport.
The tug caught on fire on Taxiway E between E11 and E12. The fire was quickly contained by the airport fire service.

Sources:

https://patch.com/california/hermosabeach/s/fmdh0/tug-towing-virgin-america-plane-catches-on-fire-at-laxutm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter&utm_term=police+%26+fire&utm_campaign=recirc&utm_content=aol

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Feb-2016 13:42 harro Added
24-Feb-2016 13:45 harro Updated [Time, Embed code, Narrative]
24-Feb-2016 13:48 harro Updated [Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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