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.