Let 410 UVP-E, OK-UBA
The aircraft was taxiing in strong winds for a scheduled departure. During one particular gust the aircraft was tipped briefly on to its left wing tip fuel tank before settling back on to the landing gear. There were no injuries and the aircraft was towed back on to stand with the damage limited to the wing tip fuel tank. The aircraft had been taxiing in winds which were gusting to 57 kt. Since the incident, the operator has introduced a wind speed limit for ground operations.
Published 10 December 2014