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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144162
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-406
Registration: PH-BFB
MSN: 24000/732
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 256
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM) -   Netherlands
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM)
Destination airport:Curaçao-Hato International Airport (CUR/TNCC)
Investigating agency: Dutch Safety Board
A Boeing 747-406 passenger plane sustained substantial damage to the horizontal stabilizer when it struck a de-icing truck. The airplane was being de-iced on the J-platform at Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS).
The de-icing supervisor had reported to the crew that they were finished and cleared the flight to taxy out for departure. The supervisor failed to notice that one truck was still active near the horizontal stabilizer. The stabilizer contacted the truck, causing it to fall over, injuring two workers.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: Dutch Safety Board
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 3 months
Download report: Final report


Photo of PH-BFB courtesy

Badhoevedorp / Corendon Village Hotel [ Off-Airport ]
4 February 2021; (c) Kjell

Revision history:

02-Mar-2012 04:41 harro Added

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