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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196839
Last updated: 21 March 2020
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Date:24-JUL-2017
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-86N (WL)
Owner/operator:Kenya Airways
Registration: 5Y-KYF
C/n / msn: 35637/2803
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO/HKJK) -   Kenya
Phase: Pushback / towing
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO/HKJK)
Destination airport:Johannesburg International Airport (JBO)
Narrative:
A Boeing 737-800 operated by Kenya Airways sustained subtantial damage to the right hand fuselage skin after a pushback mishap at Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Kenya. The cabin of a tow truck struck the right hand side of the fuselage, causing a large gash.
The incident occurred in the hours of darkness as the aircraft was being pushed back from the gate in preparation for a service (KQ760) to Johannesburg, South Africa.

Sources:

Twitter
https://www.kahawatungu.com/2017/07/24/kq-plane-hit-tow-track/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jul-2017 08:34 harro Added
24-Jul-2017 08:39 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
24-Jul-2017 17:13 harro Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]

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