OT Sukhoi Superjet 100-95B XA-PBA,
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Date:Sunday 25 October 2015
Type:Silhouette image of generic SU95 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sukhoi Superjet 100-95B
Registration: XA-PBA
MSN: 95040
Year of manufacture:2013
Engine model:PowerJet SaM146
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial, written off
Location:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX) -   Mexico
Phase: Pushback / towing
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Investigating agency: CIDAIA Mexico
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
A Sukhoi Superjet 100-95B was sustained substantial damage to the nose section when it hit a passenger jetway at Mexico City International Airport (MEX). The aircraft was being towed to the terminal from one of the hangars.
The aircraft was being parked at gate 2 of Terminal 1 in preparation for a passenger flight.

Cause: "Aircraft impact on jetway due to late braking after rupture of nose gear fuse pins"
a) Loss of situational awareness of the technician on board.
b) Tow bar in possible inoperative condition.
e) Lack of radio communication equipment
d) Aircraft towing operation was performed at maximum permitted speed according to MPOT (15 km/h).
e) Inadequate supervision when performing the operation.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CIDAIA Mexico
Report number: ACC/DT/AF/A/056/2015/MMMX
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 11 months
Download report: Final report




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