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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65999
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Date:19-MAR-2000
Time:15:40 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-TNG
C/n / msn: 945
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Stand F8, Terminal 2, London Heathrow Airport -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:
Destination airport:London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Narrative:
The aircraft had just arrived on Stand F8. The driver of a box van was trying to manoeuvre his vehicle along the interstandclearway, which was congested with other vehicles. The driver indicated that he was momentarily dazzled by a reflection of the sun from the windows of the terminal building, as he drove onto the stand area and the top left corner ofthe van struck the right wing tip fence from behind.

Damages: Right wing tip fence damaged.

Sources:

1. AAIB UK Bulletin No: 5/2000, Ref: EW/G2000/03/13, Category: 1.1 at https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5422f036e5274a13140002cf/dft_avsafety_pdf_501640.pdf
2. https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/Airbus/A320/945/CS-TNG-TAP-Air-Portugal
3. http://www.airfleets.net/ficheapp/plane-a320-945.htm

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

CS-TNG A320 TAP Portugal: CS-TNG A320 TAP (7496783628)

Images:

Photo of CS-TNG courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
28 January 2019; (c) Paul Seymour

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Jun-2009 11:24 Anon. Added
25-May-2013 23:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Destination airport, Embed code, Narrative]
25-May-2013 23:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
07-Jul-2016 19:02 Dr.John Smith Updated [Destination airport, Source, Embed code]
07-Jul-2016 19:21 Dr.John Smith Updated [Embed code]

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