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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218139
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Time:c. 03:58 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A343 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A340-313
Owner/operator:Aerolineas Argentinas
Registration: LV-FPU
MSN: 170
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 263
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE/SAEZ) -   Argentina
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez Airport (MAD/LEMD)
Destination airport:Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE/SAEZ)
Investigating agency: JIAAC Argentina
Aerolineas Argentinas Airbus A340-300 (LV-FPU) received winglet damage when it struck the boom of a water spraying fire engine in honor of a pilot retirement as it taxied after landing at Buenos Aires-Ezeiza Intl AP (SAEZ), Argentina on flight AR1133.

JIAAC Conclusions regarding factors related to the incident:
- The fire truck was located in the obstacle-free zone specified in RAAC 154.
- The fire truck, being with the discharging arm extended, could not be moved to avoid the impact.
- There is no standard procedure for carrying out "bows of honour".


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: JIAAC Argentina
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year 1 month
Download report: Final report



Photo of LV-FPU courtesy

Madrid - Adolfo Suarez / Barajas (LEMD / MAD)
3 January 2018; (c) David Unsworth

Source: Junta de Investigación de Accidentes de Aviación Civil

Source: Junta de Investigación de Accidentes de Aviación Civil

Revision history:

19-Nov-2018 19:50 Added
19-Nov-2018 19:55 harro Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code]
02-Jan-2020 20:04 harro Updated [Date, Time, Total occupants, Embed code, Narrative, Photo, Accident report, ]
02-Jan-2020 20:05 harro Updated [Photo, Accident report, ]

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