ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 239831
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Narrative:The Airbus A320 was preparing to performing a flight from Sofia (LBSF) to Dortmund (EDLW).
|Date:||Wednesday 5 August 2020|
Airbus A320-232 (WL)
|Year of manufacture:||2011|
|Engine model:||IAE V2527-A5|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 160|
|Aircraft damage:|| Minor|
|Location:||Sofia Airport -
|Nature:||Passenger - Scheduled|
|Departure airport:||Sofia-Vrazhdebna Airport (SOF/LBSF)|
|Destination airport:||Dortmund Airport (DTM/EDLW)|
|Investigating agency: ||AAIU Bulgaria|
|Confidence Rating:|| Accident investigation report completed and information captured|
After the passenger embarkation had been completed, the driver of the passenger stairs vehicle started moving away from the aircraft.
While manoeuvring around the aircraft, the stairs hit the left wing of the aircraft about 0,5-0,6 m from the wingtip.
The damage to the left wing of the aircraft did not allow the flight to be performed. There were no consequences for the flight crew, the passengers and the ground handling crew. The flight was cancelled and the passengers were returned to the terminal.
"Violations of the technology during ground handling of the aircraft service by the passenger stair driver when leaving the aircraft stand, after which the passenger stair was allowed to manoeuvre below the minimum permissible safe distance from the aircraft.
Contributing factor: Insufficient concentration of the GSE driver's attention w hen operating the passenger stair due to fatigue."
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|Investigating agency: ||AAIU Bulgaria |
|Report number: || |
|Status: ||Investigation completed|
|Duration: ||2 years 1 month|
|Download report: || Final report|
||Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Narrative]|
||Updated [Time, Total occupants, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Accident report]|
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