ASN Aircraft accident Avro RJ100 HB-IXR Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Thursday 12 December 1996
Time:16:37
Type:Silhouette image of generic RJ1H model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro RJ100
Operator:Crossair
Registration: HB-IXR
MSN: E3281
First flight: 1996-02-18 (10 months)
Engines: 4 Lycoming LF507-1F
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 29
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 35
Aircraft damage: Minor
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH) (   Switzerland)
Phase: Pushback / towing (PBT)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH), Switzerland
Destination airport:?
Flightnumber:SR3794
Narrative:
The aircraft collided with a truck during pushback. The APU and the elevator were damaged. No one was hurt.

Probable Cause:

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

Classification:
Collision with airport equipment
Damaged on the ground

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