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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232814
Last updated: 10 September 2021
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Time:c. 08:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-88L (WL)
Owner/operator:Nok Air
Registration: HS-DBT
MSN: 61293/5519
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (DMK/VTBD) -   Thailand
Phase: Pushback / towing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (DMK/VTBD)
Destination airport:Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport (NST/VTSF)
A Nok Air Boeing 737-88L, that was due to carry out flight DD6458, was being towed to the passenger ramp at Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (DMK/VTBD) when the towing truck stopped. The aircraft continued and hit the tow truck with the area between the left-hand engine and the fuselage.
The tug driver sustained serious injuries and died. Another employee was also injured and rushed to hospital.

Sources: (photo)

Revision history:

07-Feb-2020 10:55 RobertMB Added
07-Feb-2020 11:11 RobertMB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
07-Feb-2020 12:53 harro Updated [Narrative]
07-Feb-2020 15:25 harro Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]

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