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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193208
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-33AER (WL)
Owner/operator:Ukraine International Airlines
Registration: UR-GEB
MSN: 25530/414
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Kyiv-Boryspil Airport (KBP/UKBB) -   Ukraine
Phase: Pushback / towing
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Investigating agency: NBAAI Ukraine
The aircraft was being towed away for maintenance when the tow bar attachment broke, causing the towing truck to become stuck under the center fuselage.
It appeared there was a lack of communication between the truck driver and the engineer in the cockpit and that the towing speed was too high for the circumstances (snow).



Photo of UR-GEB courtesy

Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
27 September 2018; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

01-Feb-2017 08:14 harro Added
11-Feb-2017 08:10 Anon. Updated [Photo, ]
04-Jan-2019 07:53 xtrasymphony Updated [Location]

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