Accident Boeing 737-832 (WL) N3730B, Saturday 19 June 2010
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Date:Saturday 19 June 2010
Time:18:11
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-832 (WL)
Owner/operator:Delta Air Lines
Registration: N3730B
MSN: 30538/662
Year of manufacture:2000
Total airframe hrs:25854 hours
Engine model:CFMI CFM56-7B26
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Category:Accident
Location:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK) -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK)
Destination airport:Salt Lake City International Airport, UT (SLC/KSLC)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The Boeing 737-800, N3730B, operating as Delta Air Lines flight number 1733, was substantially damaged when it was hit by a baggage cart at New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). At the time of the accident, there were 5 crewmembers aboard and no injuries.
Baggage handlers on the ramp were loading baggage onto the aircraft when the jet blast from a taxing Boeing 767-400ER blew an empty baggage cart from its parked position, which collided with the left side of the aft service panel, causing a 15 by 18 inch puncture through the aircraft skin and severing two stringers.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "A baggage cart impacting the airplane and causing substantial damage as a result of the jet blast from a passing airplane."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: DCA10CA075
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 5 years and 4 months
Download report: Final report

Sources:

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