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Last updated: 3 December 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:zaterdag 5 augustus 1995
Tijd:21:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-264
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:American Trans Air
Registratie: N764AT
Constructienummer: 22984/1813
Bouwjaar: 1982
Aantal vlieguren:37499
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 7
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 158
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 165
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Orlando International Airport, FL (MCO) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Taxi (TXI)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Orlando International Airport, FL (MCO/KMCO), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Milwaukee-General Mitchell Airport, WI (MKE/KMKE), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
A Boeing 727-264, N764AT, operated by American Trans Air, collided with a tug while on the ramp at the Orlando International Airport, Florida.
The flight and ground crews stated that during the pushback from the gate all engines were started. The airplane was stopped and the brakes were applied during which the ground crew reported difficulty disconnecting the tow bar from the airplane. The flightcrew stated that the brakes were released at the request of the ground crew who then disconnected the tow bar first from the tug then from the airplane. While the ground crewmember was reconnecting the tow bar to the tug, he observed the airplane moving forward and advised the captain to apply the brakes. The airplane then collided with the tug.

Probable Cause:

The failure of the ground crew to follow procedures/directives requiring that the airplane brakes be set before disconnecting the tow bar from the airplane.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 82 days (3 months)
Accident number: MIA95LA196
Download report: Summary report

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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Orlando International Airport, FL en Milwaukee-General Mitchell Airport, WI bedraagt 1708 km (1068 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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