Boeing 757-3CQ, G-JMAB
Whilst approaching its allocated parking position, the aircraft sustaining sustained damage to the port engine when it struck a stationary airbridge that was parked incorrectly. An AAIB investigation into a similar occurrence in 2003 resulted in safety recommendations concerning the remote activation of stand entry docking guidance by Apron Control. The airport operator accepted these recommendations and proposed safety action but this appears to have been ineffective therefore one further safety recommendation was is made to address the same issue.
Boeing 757-3CQ, G-JMAB 09-08.pdf (586.78 kb)