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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196138
Last updated: 20 November 2021
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Time:c. 15:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214 (WL)
Owner/operator:Kuwait Airways
Registration: 9K-AKE
MSN: 6350
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Kuwait International Airport (KWI/OKBK) -   Kuwait
Phase: Pushback / towing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Kuwait International Airport (KWI/OKBK)
Destination airport:Thiruvananthapuram Airport (TRV)
A Kuwait Airways Airbus A320 was damaged after it hit a push-back tractor at Kuwait International Airport.
The aircraft was being pushed back from the gate for flight KU331 to Thiruvananthapuram in India when the incident happened. The tow bar broke, causing the vehicle to become stuck under the fuselage.




Photo of 9K-AKE courtesy

Istanbul - Atatürk (LTBA / IST)
30 October 2018; (c) Streep

Revision history:

14-Jun-2017 10:47 harro Added
14-Jun-2017 10:49 harro Updated [Embed code]

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