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Trent 1000 Testbed Aircraft Hits Sign At BFI  
User currently offlineDash 80 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 309 posts, RR: 2
Posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 4235 times:

Did a search and didn't see that anyone had picked this up yet.

From the FAA prelim accident site
http://www.faa.gov/data_statistics/a...reliminary_data/media/D_0410_N.txt


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** Report created 4/10/2008 Record 1 **
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IDENTIFICATION
Regis#: 787RR Make/Model: B747 Description: B-747
Date: 04/10/2008 Time: 0055

Event Type: Incident Highest Injury: None Mid Air: N Missing: N
Damage: Minor

LOCATION
City: SEATTLE State: WA Country: US

DESCRIPTION
AIRCRAFT ENGINE STRUCK DIRECTIONAL SIGNS ON TAXIWAY, DAMAGE REPORTED TO THE
COWLING, BOEING FIELD, SEATTLE, WA

INJURY DATA Total Fatal: 0
# Crew: 0 Fat: 0 Ser: 0 Min: 0 Unk: U
# Pass: 0 Fat: 0 Ser: 0 Min: 0 Unk:
# Grnd: Fat: 0 Ser: 0 Min: 0 Unk:

WEATHER: 2353Z 14004 100BKN 11/00 A3006

OTHER DATA
Activity: Unknown Phase: Taxi Operation: OTHER


FAA FSDO: SEATTLE, WA (NM01) Entry date: 04/10/2008


...where the rubber hits the runway...
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User currently offlineIkramerica From United States of America, joined May 2005, 21515 posts, RR: 60
Reply 1, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 4229 times:

Do your engines hang low, do they wobble to and fro?

Sounds like somebody forgot this engine is bigger than the other 747 engines on the plane?



Of all the things to worry about... the Wookie has no pants.
User currently offlineDehavalandb From United States of America, joined Jul 2007, 67 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 4062 times:

Isn't this the second incident of the test bed 747 in the last couple months? I was there not to long ago and thought they were doing an engine change due to ingestion of FOD or birds, or maybe a fuel truck or other vehicle hitting it.


"Common sense is not quite so common" Benjamin Franklin
User currently offlineKELPkid From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 6372 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 4012 times:

D'oh!

Wonder if King County will make them pay for the sign.  headache 

On the other hand, great way for some impromptu FOD tests... Big grin



Celebrating the birth of KELPkidJR on August 5, 2009 :-)
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