Accident Avro RJ100 HB-IXR, Thursday 12 December 1996
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Date:Thursday 12 December 1996
Type:Silhouette image of generic RJ1H model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Avro RJ100
Registration: HB-IXR
MSN: E3281
Year of manufacture:1996
Engine model:Lycoming LF507-1F
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 35
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor, repaired
Location:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH) -   Switzerland
Phase: Pushback / towing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: BFU Switz.
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The aircraft collided with a truck during pushback. The APU and the elevator were damaged. No one was hurt.

CAUSE: "The accident was due to lack of attention of the supervisor during pushback of the airliner, which resulted in a collision with a wrongly parked, unlit catering vehicle."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Switz.
Report number: Nr. 1669
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 9 months
Download report: Final report


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

28 January 2004 HB-IXR Swiss International Air Lines Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO/LIRF) non
Runway incursion
26 January 2006 HB-IXR Swiss European Air Lines 0 Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH) non


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