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Date:Sunday 18 July 2021
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT75 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 72-500 (72-212A)
Operated by:Aeronova
On behalf of:Air Europa Express
Registration: EC-MSN
MSN: 918
First flight: 2010-08-30 (10 years 11 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127M
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez Airport (MAD) (   Spain)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez Airport (MAD/LEMD), Spain
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
An ATR 72-500 (72-212A), operated by Air Europa Express, was hit by a catering truck while on the apron at Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez Airport (MAD/LEMD).
The truck hit the right-hand read fuselage, causing the aircraft to pivot to the right. The nose and forward fuselage then impacted a ground power unit, causing substantial damage.

Classification:
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» preferente.com


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