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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137936
Last updated: 7 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-41R
Owner/operator:Virgin Atlantic Airways
Registration: G-VXLG
MSN: 29406/1177
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 468
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Tobago-A.N.R Robinson International Airport (TAB/TTCP) -   Trinidad and Tobago
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Tobago-A.N.R Robinson International Airport (TAB/TTCP)
Destination airport:London-Gatwick (LGW)
Virgin Atlantic FLight VS52 sustained minor damage in an taxiing incident at Tobago-A.N.R Robinson International Airport (TAB/TTCP).
The airplane was taxiing out towards the departure runway when it entered a taxiway that was closed for construction activity. One of the wheels partly sank through the concrete. This resulted in the 747 becoming stuck.



Photo of G-VXLG courtesy

Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)
14 June 2020; (c) Shaun Connor

Revision history:

13-Aug-2011 11:15 harro Added

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