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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73312
Last updated: 16 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 757-28A
Owner/operator:Thomson Airways
Registration: C-GTBB
MSN: 32447/951
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 206
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:Dublin Airport (DUB/EIDW) -   Ireland
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Sharm el Sheikh-Ophira Airport (SSH/HESH)
Destination airport:Dublin Airport (DUB/EIDW)
Investigating agency: AAIU
The aircraft landed on Runway (RWY) 10 in EIDW in conditions of poor visibility. On roll-out, it passed a ride-on grass mower which was travelling eastwards along the runway approximately 18.5 metres (m) to the right of the centre-line. The driver of the mower was unaware that an aircraft was arriving until he heard it on the runway behind him. Prior to the incident, ATC was informed that all grass-cutting equipment had vacated the field.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIU
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Photo of C-GTBB courtesy

London - Luton (EGGW / LTN)
12 June 2009; (c) Tom Cole

Revision history:

04-Mar-2010 11:23 harro Added

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