Descripción del Accidente ASN 02 MAY 1997 Boeing 747-357 HB-IGE - Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH)
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:viernes 2 mayo 1997
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B743 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-357
Registración: HB-IGE
Numéro de série: 22995/585
Año de Construcción: 1983-09-22 (13 years 8 months)
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7R4G2
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Menor
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH) (   Suiza)
Fase: Carreteando (TXI)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH), Suiza
Número de Vuelo:SR101
Engine number 4 touched a car during taxi and sustained minor damage. The car also sustained minor damage.

Probable Cause:

Cause (translated from German):
The incident occurred due to a continuation of the taxiing operation in spite of the doubt about the sufficient distance to an obstacle and in spite of the call by a crew member for stopping.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Switzerlnd
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 5 months
Accident number: Nr. 1662
Download report: Final report


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Distance from New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY to Zürich-Kloten Airport as the crow flies is 6266 km (3916 miles).

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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