Boeing 737-600, 7T-VJT, 31 May 2006

Boeing 737-600, 7T-VJT


The aircraft taxied onto the stand centreline but failed to stop before its left engine cowling came into contact with the airbridge. The commander misunderstood the information provided by the parking aids and overran the correct stopping point whilst looking for a positive indication to stop. The emergency stop signal was not activated by either of the two ground staff present because confusion existed about when and how to operate it. Four safety recommendations are made.

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