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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189493
Last updated: 5 May 2020
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Date:23-AUG-2016
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A321 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A321
Owner/operator:Vietnam Airlines
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Tan Son Nhat Airport, Ho Chi Minh City -   Vietnam
Phase: Pushback / towing
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:SGN / VVTS
Destination airport:VII / VVVH
Narrative:
The tailplane was damaged in a towing accident. The damage to the tailplane of a Vietnam Airlines aircraft was most likely caused when the tailplane hit a light pole in Tan Son Nhat Airport due to a tow car driver's mistake. The damage was discovered after landing in Vinh, during the preparations for the return flight, which was cancelled.

Sources:

http://www.thanhniennews.com/society/tailplane-damage-causes-vietnam-airlines-to-cancel-flight-65477.html
http://www.thanhniennews.com/society/vietnam-airlines-aircraft-damage-likely-caused-when-tailplane-hit-light-pole-official-65493.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Aug-2016 08:43 gerard57 Added
26-Aug-2016 14:19 wk Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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