Descripción del Accidente ASN 14 JUL 2011 ATR 72-202 SP-LFH - Warszawa-Frédéric Chopin Airport (WAW)
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:jueves 14 julio 2011
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic AT72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 72-202
Registración: SP-LFH
Numéro de série: 478
Año de Construcción: 1995-04-23 (16 years 3 months)
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW124B
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 33
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 37
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Warszawa-Frédéric Chopin Airport (WAW) (   Polonia)
Fase: Carreteando (TXI)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Wroclaw-Strachowice Airport (WRO/EPWR), Polonia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Warszawa-Frédéric Chopin Airport (WAW/EPWA), Polonia
Número de Vuelo:3850
An ATR-72, registration SP-LFH, was damaged in a collision with a baggage vehicle at Warszawa-Frédéric Chopin Airport (WAW), Poland. The driver of the vehicle sustained serious injuries.
The ATR-72 had just arrived from Wroclaw as flight ELO3850. The airplane had arrived on the platform when it was approached by a vehicle pulling baggage carts. The vehicle ran into the no. 2 engine, which was still running. Three propeller blades separated. One of the blades punctured the fuselage of the airplane.

Probable Cause:

Cause of the accident:
Inadequate observation of the Movement Area by the "Mulag" tractor operator.

Contributing factors:
1. Heavy rain and lightning.
2. Light reflections on the aerodrome surface which hindered observation .
3. Construction of the "Mulag" tractor cab, the left post of which could partially or completelyobscure the airplane
4. Short distance between a service road and taxiway "O2"

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: SCAAI Poland
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 6 months
Accident number: 835/2011
Download report: Final report

» Willis Airline Insurance Insight, July 2011

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photo of ATR-72-202-SP-LFH
accident date: 14-07-2011
type: ATR 72-202
registration: SP-LFH
photo of ATR-72-202-SP-LFH
accident date: 14-07-2011
type: ATR 72-202
registration: SP-LFH

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Wroclaw-Strachowice Airport to Warszawa-Frédéric Chopin Airport as the crow flies is 303 km (189 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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