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Last updated: 28 November 2020
Status:Definitief
Datum:woensdag 8 januari 2020
Tijd:06:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-823 (WL)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:American Airlines
Registratie: N929NN
Constructienummer: 33322/4489
Bouwjaar: 2013-05-30 (6 years 7 months)
Motoren: 2 CFMI CFM56-7B24E
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 115
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 121
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:New York-La Guardia Airport, NY (LGA) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:New York-La Guardia Airport, NY (LGA/KLGA), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW/KDFW), Verenigde Staten
Vluchtnummer:AA2632
Beschrijving:
American Airlines flight 2632, a Boeing 737-823, N929NN, was damaged by a deicing truck. There were no injuries to the 2 pilots, 4 flight attendants, or 115 passengers on board. The airplane received substantial damage.
The captain stated that while sitting at gate C7 at New York-La Guardia Airport, New York, performing preflight duties he felt the aircraft "shudder". He stated that the first officer then looked out the window on his side and noticed a deicing truck behind the right wing. As he continued observing the first officer said they felt the airplane shudder again as the deicing truck pulled out from under the wing.

Probable Cause:

Probable Cause: failure of the deicing truck driver to maintain appropriate clearance from the airplane.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 152 days (5 months)
Accident number: DCA20CA049
Download report: Final report


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen New York-La Guardia Airport, NY en Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX bedraagt 2216 km (1385 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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