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Truck Hits Garuda A330 At AMS  
User currently offlineEVAAIRBR076 From Netherlands, joined May 2009, 122 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 11 months 20 hours ago) and read 10708 times:

Apperantly a luggage truck hit a garuda airbus 330 and made a hole in it from about 30cm. The artikel is in dutch only, but it says that the 125 passengers had to be booked to hotels and another flight. There are also passengers stuck in Dubai, because it makes a stopover before flying to Indonesia. It will takes day or weeks to repair the aircraft. does somebody have some pictures of the incedent?

http://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/news/?ID=36200

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User currently offlineKappel From Suriname, joined Jul 2005, 3533 posts, RR: 17
Reply 1, posted (3 years 11 months 19 hours ago) and read 10482 times:

This is the third time it has happened in recent years. A while ago it happened with PH-BFN and the PY 743 (that was slightly different, the 743 got pushed into a light post but was severely damaged). And then there was the KLM car that crashed into a 744 engine last year IIRC. I wonder what exactly happened here and how bad it is...

But still, I suppose these things can happen from time to time...



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User currently offlineB777LRF From Luxembourg, joined Nov 2008, 1308 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (3 years 11 months 19 hours ago) and read 10465 times:

Quoting Kappel (Reply 1):

But still, I suppose these things can happen from time to time...

If only it was from time to time. It's sadly a near-daily occurance, happens so frequently it's about as newsworthy as "wild bear goes potty in the woods".

Must have been a very slow news day in the Netherlands.



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User currently offlineformigueta From Spain, joined Nov 2006, 31 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (3 years 11 months 19 hours ago) and read 10412 times:

It happens a lot of times, just look at this, was only one month ago...



User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 24891 posts, RR: 22
Reply 4, posted (3 years 11 months 19 hours ago) and read 10346 times:

Quoting formigueta (Reply 3):
It happens a lot of times, just look at this, was only one month ago...

According to IATA, these types of ground accidents cost the airline industry about $4 billion a year worldwide.


User currently offlinesancho99504 From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 569 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (3 years 11 months 18 hours ago) and read 10309 times:

Is it that hard to pay attention? I spent 7 years working passenger aircraft and 2 and a half working freighters and none of the flights I worked had a/c damage.........such a shame


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User currently offlineUSAirways787 From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 290 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (3 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 7490 times:

Quoting sancho99504 (Reply 5):

It isn't hard, it's just people not paying attention. I was uploading an aircraft yesterday, while our other one next to it was pushing, the refueler decided it was a good idea to drive behind it while the wing walkers held an X. Needless to say some of our rampers had some words with the gentlemen. I'm not surprised, and I would stick my neck out to say, some of those times, it isn't the persons fault, it can and will sometimes be equipment not being properly serviced. It's happened to me I've been on a belt loader, with the parking break set, and it roll as I put in the chocks, thank God I put them in just in time. Sh*t happens on the ramp, that's why we all have to look out for each other.


USA787



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User currently offlineatcsundevil From Germany, joined Mar 2010, 1151 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (3 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 6560 times:

There's this one too...probably did some damage!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9TugTwO6Zhg

Unfortunately it is too common. Usually tugs or baggage carts scraping the side of the aircraft just causing cosmetic damage, but it is still common for ground vehicles with inattentive drivers actually striking the aircraft causing major damage. Or, like in this video, there was either a truck parked in an unauthorized spot or the pilot was way off centerline. Either way it's very common and can cause lengthy down times for repairs costing airlines billions every year. Most of the incidents are preventable too.



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User currently offlineB777LRF From Luxembourg, joined Nov 2008, 1308 posts, RR: 3
Reply 8, posted (3 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 6245 times:

It's not only ground staff making a mess of things, sometimes flightcrew get it wrong too:




From receips and radials over straight pipes to big fans - been there, done that, got the hearing defects to prove
User currently offlinefca767 From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2006, 1741 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (3 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 6204 times:

Quoting B777LRF (Reply 8):
It's not only ground staff making a mess of things, sometimes flightcrew get it wrong too:

Sliced through like cheese


User currently offlineAeolus From Mexico, joined Aug 2007, 373 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (3 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 6132 times:

There was a case likethat of a JAL B744 IIRC in LAX.. Someone posted a video of it...

-Aeolus



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User currently offlineCrimsonNL From Netherlands, joined Dec 2007, 1846 posts, RR: 42
Reply 11, posted (3 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 6069 times:
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I'm surprised it made the news, with all the damages caused at AMS each month. A lot of them are just because of neglect. Just the other day we were starting up a CRJ when a KLM tug drove in front of it, in the wrong direction, on a one way lane. Total disregard for the beacon light and the traffic signs. There are a lot of incredibly inconsiderate people working on the ramp, (too lazy to secure a ULD to a pallet mover for example) and I'm surprised that airlines and handling agencies let it happen.

Martijn



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User currently offlineAesma From France, joined Nov 2009, 6531 posts, RR: 9
Reply 12, posted (3 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 day ago) and read 5891 times:

Maybe they let it happen because it still costs less than employing better trained/paid people ?


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User currently offlineB777LRF From Luxembourg, joined Nov 2008, 1308 posts, RR: 3
Reply 13, posted (3 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 day ago) and read 5881 times:

Quoting Aesma (Reply 12):
Maybe they let it happen because it still costs less than employing better trained/paid people ?

Nail, meet hammer head.



From receips and radials over straight pipes to big fans - been there, done that, got the hearing defects to prove
User currently offlineatcsundevil From Germany, joined Mar 2010, 1151 posts, RR: 2
Reply 14, posted (3 years 10 months 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 5393 times:

Quoting B777LRF (Reply 13):
Quoting Aesma (Reply 12):
Maybe they let it happen because it still costs less than employing better trained/paid people ?

Nail, meet hammer head.

Because some of them are tools, right?      



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User currently offlinehardiwv From Brazil, joined Oct 2004, 8780 posts, RR: 50
Reply 15, posted (3 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 4949 times:

What a manner to welcome Garuda new flights to AMS...too bad...This is a brand new A330...and some would argue that Garuda was banned to operate in Europe for years...what an irony.

Rgs,


User currently offlineKappel From Suriname, joined Jul 2005, 3533 posts, RR: 17
Reply 16, posted (3 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 4819 times:

Quoting B777LRF (Reply 2):
If only it was from time to time. It's sadly a near-daily occurance

AFAIK not in the Netherlands. I only recall the three previous incidents I mentioned.

Quoting B777LRF (Reply 2):
Must have been a very slow news day in the Netherlands.

LOL, not really actually, plenty of news regarding our political situation we're in.

Quoting CrimsonNL (Reply 11):
I'm surprised it made the news, with all the damages caused at AMS each month.

Really? Big damage like this, or smaller incidents? Can you give some examples? Didn't know it was this bad in this regard.

I saw the Garuda a330 at a remote stand today at AMS (near the hangars) standing outside. Have the repairs started yet?



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User currently offlineB777LRF From Luxembourg, joined Nov 2008, 1308 posts, RR: 3
Reply 17, posted (3 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 4740 times:

Quoting Kappel (Reply 16):
AFAIK not in the Netherlands. I only recall the three previous incidents I mentioned.

In an airport the size of AMS you will, statistically speaking, experience 1 ramp rash incident per week, and unless some busybody leaks the news the general public will never hear of it. It's in nobody's interest, least of all the handling company, to have such knowledge made public. But, believe you me - it is sadly a very frequent occurance.



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User currently offlineKappel From Suriname, joined Jul 2005, 3533 posts, RR: 17
Reply 18, posted (3 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 4473 times:

I just read that the aircraft will be ready on Thursday. Luckily the damage was not too bad.


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