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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:lundi 27 juin 2005
Heure:ca 10:00
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2K5
Immatriculation: C6-BFM
Numéro de série: 22596/763
Année de Fabrication: 1981-05-07 (24 years 2 months)
Heures de vol:37729
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord:
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord:
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Conséquences: Repaired
Lieu de l'accident:Nassau International Airport (NAS) (   Bahamas)
Phase de vol: Tracté (PBT)
Aéroport de départ:-
Aéroport de destination:-
A Boeing 737-2K5 airplane, C6-BFM, owned and operated by Bahamasair became detached from the tow bar and tractor and ended up in the ditch adjacent to taxi way Hotel. There were no passengers on board. The aircraft sustained damages to the radome and fuselage bottom skin and frame forward of the nose landing gear.

Probable Cause:

- Airborne Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) was not operational
- No System ‘B’ Hydraulic Pumps
- No Accumulator Pre-Charge
- Tow Bar locking Mechanism Faulty
- No formal training for ground crew as it relates to towing B737 aircraft
- No observed head set for communication used

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: DCA Bahamas
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 21 days ()
Accident number: Final report
Download report: Final report


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