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Kenya Airways ground collision

Unread post by Romeo E.T. » Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:12 pm

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Two Kenya Airways Embraer ERJ-190 aircraft collide on the ground at JKIA.

Reg 5Y-KYR jumped off chocks while on ground run, crew tried to steer it from hitting hangar walls, hit parked plane Reg 5Y-FFF.

Both aircraft badly damaged, 5Y-KYR will be out of service for a long time.
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Re: Kenya Airways ground collision

Unread post by Ugly Duckling » Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:47 pm

A 340 jumped the chocks & was wriiten off. Time to find a better ground restraint.
The GPU also took a hiding with fire extinguisher was discharged on the it.
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Re: Kenya Airways ground collision

Unread post by vildwillie » Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:16 pm

It may have been cheaper to hit the hanger?
What happens now with the crew? If the restraining system was faulty can they be blamed?

Embarrassing never the less :oops:
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Re: Kenya Airways ground collision

Unread post by Burner » Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:37 pm

Wow, lucky no one was hurt, looks like a heavy impact.

They operate 15 ERJ 190s.... they've just lost 13 percent of their ERJ 190 fleet. Wonder if this will affect their schedule much?
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Re: Kenya Airways ground collision

Unread post by Romeo E.T. » Sat Feb 09, 2019 10:11 pm

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Re: Kenya Airways ground collision

Unread post by Taildraggerdriver » Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:19 am

Ground run most likely engineers
That’s not going to buff out
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Re: Kenya Airways ground collision

Unread post by Vcrit » Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:42 pm

Ugly Duckling wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:47 pm
A 340 jumped the chocks & was wriiten off. Time to find a better ground restraint.
The GPU also took a hiding with fire extinguisher was discharged on the it.
You talking about the Etihad A340? You have your facts a bit sideways.

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... 60-319969/
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Re: Kenya Airways ground collision

Unread post by Ugly Duckling » Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:19 pm

Vcrit wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:42 pm
Ugly Duckling wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:47 pm
A 340 jumped the chocks & was wriiten off. Time to find a better ground restraint.
The GPU also took a hiding with fire extinguisher was discharged on the it.
You talking about the Etihad A340? You have your facts a bit sideways.

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... 60-319969/
after it was powered up while unchocked, and an attempt to steer the aircraft out of danger reduced the effect of the brakes
Close enough #-o
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