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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 179624
Last updated: 22 April 2019
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Date:17-SEP-2015
Time:10:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214
Owner/operator:Swiss International Air Lines
Registration: HB-IJS
C/n / msn: 782
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH) -   Switzerland
Phase: Pushback / towing
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH)
Destination airport:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL)
Narrative:
Flight LX318 suffered a pushback incident at Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH). The left wing tip of the aircraft, an Airbus A320, impacted mobile airstairs.

Sources:

https://www.blick.ch/news/schweiz/fahrer-sprang-aus-fahrzeug-swiss-flieger-kracht-in-flugzeug-treppe-id4176148.htmlutm_source=twitter&utm_medium=Social&ref=livemonitor


Images:

Photo of HB-IJS courtesy AirHistory.net


Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
14 November 2018; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Sep-2015 09:59 harro Added
17-Sep-2015 10:01 harro Updated [Time, Embed code]
17-Sep-2015 10:23 Anon. Updated [Registration, Cn, Embed code]
18-Sep-2015 13:52 Anon. Updated [Damage]

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