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Last updated: 27 September 2021
Datum:Mittwoch 19 April 2017
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232
Fluggesellschaft:Thai Smile
Kennzeichen: HS-TXB
Werknummer: 5248
Baujahr: 2012-07-18 (4 years 9 months)
Triebwerk: 2 IAE V2527-A5
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) (   Thailand)
Flugphase: Stehendes (STD)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK/VTBS), Thailand
Flug nach:Narathiwat Airport (NAW/VTSC), Thailand
Flight WE291 was preparing for departure when a conveyer belt vehicle hit the lower fuselage skin of the aircraft.

The aircraft was repaired and re-entered service on April 25.



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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi International Airport to Narathiwat Airport as the crow flies is 800 km (500 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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