Incident Boeing 737-3H4 N138CG, 30 Mar 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B733 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-3H4
Owner/operator:NSW Rural Fire Service
Registration: N138CG
MSN: 27928/2742
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:RAAF Richmond Base, NSW (XRH/YSRI) -   Australia
Phase: Standing
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:Richmond RAAF Base, NSW (XRH/YSRI)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Boeing 737-3H4 firefighting aircraft, registration N138CG "Marie Bashie", was damaged in a ground incident at Richmond RAAF Base (XRH/YSRI), New South Wales, Australia. The aircraft reportedly rolled forward on the apron until the nose hit a hangar door.

Aircraft was towed from one location to another, with an engineer in the cockpit to apply the brakes as required. The APU was not turned on and, as the aircraft had sat for some time, the brake accumulator held no pressure. The aircraft was disconnected from the towbar before chocks could be put in place and subsequently the aircraft began to roll away. It impacted the doors of an RAAF hangar before coming to rest.



From the RFS 'The NSW RFS is aware of an incident involving its Large Air Tanker the "Marie Bashie' at RAAF Base...

Posted by Air Attack on Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Revision history:

30-Mar-2021 23:17 Captain Adam Added
31-Mar-2021 07:09 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code]
31-Mar-2021 08:08 harro Updated [Damage, Narrative]
07-Feb-2022 20:04 Nepa Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]
03-Mar-2023 06:50 rockdropper Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]

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