AAIB investigation to Boeing 737-8JP(WL), LN-DYS
Fuselage damaged by toilet servicing truck at London Gatwick Airport on 23 December 2014
Whilst the passengers were boarding, a toilet servicing truck reversed up to the rear left side of the aircraft but failed to stop and ran underneath the fuselage, causing a tear in the skin. Another ground crewman was badly hurt after being crushed between the toilet truck and a baggage conveyor vehicle on the right side.
Published: 12 March 2015
Date of occurrence: 23 December 2014