Airbus A321-211, G-DHJH, 17 February 2008

Airbus A321-211, G-DHJH


Whilst manouvering the aircraft using a towbarless tug the aircraft’s nose wheels became disengaged from the tug’s hydraulic powered ‘grab and retention’ mechanism which allowed the tyres to contact the ground and the nose wheel steering motors, which were mounted on the nose landing gear leg, to contact the structure of the tug.

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Published 10 December 2014