Incident Airbus A320-211 CS-TND,
ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65998
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:Thursday 30 May 1996
Time:18:50 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A320-211
Owner/operator:TAP Air Portugal
Registration: CS-TND
MSN: 235
Year of manufacture:1991
Engine model:CFMI CFM56-5A1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
During baggage loading, while the aircraft was parked on Stand F2 at London Heathrow Airport, a 'Hi-lifter' loading platform was extended piercing the outer skin of the fuselage to the rear of the right wing.

Damage to airframe: Pierced wing/body fairing right hand side.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


1. AAIB:

Revision history:

27-Jun-2009 11:24 JFigueiredo Added
01-Jun-2016 23:34 Dr.John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Oct-2019 07:29 harro Updated [Location, Accident report, ]
23-Oct-2019 07:31 harro Updated [Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2024 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314