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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65998
Last updated: 11 June 2020
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Date:30-MAY-1996
Time:18:50 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-211
Owner/operator:TAP
Registration: CS-TND
C/n / msn: 235
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Incident
Location:London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Narrative:
During baggage loading, while the aircraft was parked on Stand F2 at London Heathrow Airport, a 'Hi-lifter' loading platform was extended piercing the outer skin of the fuselage to the rear of the right wing.

Damage to airframe: Pierced wing/body fairing right hand side.

Sources:

1. AAIB: https://assets.digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk/media/5422ebf3e5274a13170000cb/dft_avsafety_pdf_501129.pdf
2. http://www.airfleets.net/ficheapp/plane-a320-235.htm

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Images:

Photo of CS-TND courtesy AirHistory.net


Paris - Orly (LFPO / ORY)
11 August 1995; (c) Alastair T. Gardiner

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Jun-2009 11:24 JFigueiredo Added
01-Jun-2016 23:34 Dr.John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Oct-2019 07:29 harro Updated [Location, Accident report, ]
23-Oct-2019 07:31 harro Updated [Narrative]

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