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Highloader Smashes Into My Travel Airbus At OSL  
User currently offlinePotter From Norway, joined Oct 2006, 5 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 4891 times:

A highloader at Oslo Airport (OSL) lost its brakes this morning and smashed into a My Travel Airways Airbus 330-300, resulting in a buckle on the fuselage. The incident happened while more than 350 passengers on their way to Las Palmas were embarking the aircraft. Flight DK 5743 was scheduled to leave at 07:15, but didn't depart until 15:12 this afternoon. The highloader was operated by SAS Ground Services.

http://www.vg.no/pub/vgart.hbs?artid=146938 (Norwegian only)

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User currently offlineTimboflier215 From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 1338 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (7 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 4884 times:

I take it they went on a different plane?! Seems it would take more than 8 hours to rectify a buckled fuselage! I'm glad no-one was hurt. Could have been nasty.

User currently offlinePotter From Norway, joined Oct 2006, 5 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (7 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 4828 times:

Sorry! Didn't say. They actually went on the same plane. The newspaper says this was decided by the Airbus HQ after technicians had looked at the damage.

Quoting Timboflier215 (Reply 1):
take it they went on a different plane?! Seems it would take more than 8 hours to rectify a buckled fuselage! I'm glad no-one was hurt. Could have been nasty.


User currently offlineZeke From Hong Kong, joined Dec 2006, 9149 posts, RR: 76
Reply 3, posted (7 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 4731 times:

Quoting Timboflier215 (Reply 1):
Seems it would take more than 8 hours to rectify a buckled fuselage!

Maybe something lost in the translation. Common for catering trucks to dented the fuselage slightly. Most airlines have that sort of damage.

Usually happens when no one guides the truck into place, the driver does it by judgment and makes a small mistake.



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User currently offlineTimboflier215 From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 1338 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (7 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 4601 times:

Quoting Zeke (Reply 3):

ICIC, thank you for clearing it up. Must have been a pain for the pax, but like I said, at least it was not more serious.


User currently offline777WT From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 877 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (7 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 4552 times:

Quoting Timboflier215 (Reply 1):
Seems it would take more than 8 hours to rectify a buckled fuselage!

Could be the time spent looking up:
-the limits in the AMM
-taking pictures of the damage
-let the airport police and fire dept finish up their investigation
-commuications with the airline's Mtx Control
-a conference call with Airbus engineering dept and mtx control studying the options
-inspecting further such as the inside for damage
-getting a flyby from Airbus
-putting the plane back into service


User currently offlineFr8mech From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 5489 posts, RR: 14
Reply 6, posted (7 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 4490 times:

Quoting Potter (Thread starter):
smashed into a My Travel Airways Airbus 330-300, resulting in a buckle on the fuselage

More than likely bumped into the aircraft resulting in a dent in the fuselage. Eight hours is about right for evaluating and approving a dent outside SRM limits. I imagine some NDT was also performed, especially if any stringers or frames were involved.



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User currently offlinePotter From Norway, joined Oct 2006, 5 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (7 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 4410 times:

I think you're right. The Norwegian newspaper reporting this, tend to view all air traffic incidents as major catastrophes. Other newspapers have now reported it in a much less sensational manner.

Quoting Fr8mech (Reply 6):
More than likely bumped into the aircraft resulting in a dent in the fuselage.


User currently offlineKaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12254 posts, RR: 35
Reply 8, posted (7 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 4394 times:
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Quoting Potter (Reply 7):
I think you're right. The Norwegian newspaper reporting this, tend to view all air traffic incidents as major catastrophes. Other newspapers have now reported it in a much less sensational manner.

I also love how they said "this isn't the first time a plane has crashed into a truck on the runways" ... I emailed the journalist and explained the difference between runway and gate  Smile



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User currently offlinePanAmOldDC8 From Barbados, joined Dec 2006, 960 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (7 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 4366 times:

Quoting KaiGywer (Reply 8):
also love how they said "this isn't the first time a plane has crashed into a truck on the runways" ... I emailed the journalist and explained the difference between runway and gate

Maybe we A. netters should send out a crew to teach these journalists the correct wording. I have heard many times the misquotes on TV and I cringe at the stupidity of some of the statements



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User currently offlineSolnabo From Sweden, joined Jan 2008, 854 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (7 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 4306 times:

That highloader must have a really bad hangover....twice today!

Micke//  Wink



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User currently offlineKaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12254 posts, RR: 35
Reply 11, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 3913 times:
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Quoting KaiGywer (Reply 8):
I emailed the journalist and explained the difference between runway and gate

Wow, I'm impressed. The article has been changed. It now reads "It's not the first a plane crashes with a car" ... I guess it's a little better  Smile



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User currently offlineMBJ2000 From Germany, joined Dec 2005, 426 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 3833 times:

A little bit off topic a hypothetical question, what would've happened to a 787 in such an incident, with or without visible damage? CFRP behaves differently, would this situation have lead to a longer or shorter delay?

Quoting Fr8mech (Reply 6):
Quoting Potter (Thread starter):
smashed into a My Travel Airways Airbus 330-300, resulting in a buckle on the fuselage

More than likely bumped into the aircraft resulting in a dent in the fuselage. Eight hours is about right for evaluating and approving a dent outside SRM limits. I imagine some NDT was also performed, especially if any stringers or frames were involved.



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User currently offlineBA787 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2006, 2596 posts, RR: 7
Reply 13, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 3785 times:

If the plane was badly damaged it could be bad for MYT, they dont have a huge fleet and use them to the limits. Was it a new plane that was sourced or is the damaged one suitable for service

User currently offlineCRJ900 From Norway, joined Jun 2004, 2205 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 3776 times:
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Quoting BA787 (Reply 13):
Was it a new plane that was sourced or is the damaged one suitable for service

I think it was the same plane that continued the trip 8 hours later, after it was found fit for flight.



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User currently offlineBA787 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2006, 2596 posts, RR: 7
Reply 15, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 3736 times:

Thats good then, would have been a nightmare for MYT if not

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