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A hanger should be a safe place but ………Rare Boeing 747SP Suffers Major Damage in Hangar Collision

IFA Comment: The ground handling of aircraft can be a hazardous activity. Without effective ways of working, there can be a threat to Airworthiness and a Risk to Life. Safety management is needed in the hanger as much as it’s needed in the cockpit.  A good rule of thumb is to count to 5 and say to yourself – is what I am about to do safe?

By Luke Bodell  Oct. 28 2020

A rare Boeing 747SP plane has suffered severe damage after a collision with another aircraft.  The plane was set to undergo maintenance work before the collision occurred, leaving a gaping slice beneath the fuselage’s front-end.  Evidence suggests the aircraft has now been damaged beyond repair.

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Further photos of the damage can be seen at On the Wings Aviation website

 

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