Incident: HS 748, G-BVOV, Dublin Airport, 28 Apr 2000: Report No 2000-012

SYNOPSIS

Flight JEM910 was about to taxi on to Runway 10 for take off on a flight to Liverpool when the aircraft lurched to starboard. When the crew tried to bring the aircraft back to the taxiway centreline, the nose strut collapsed rearward under the fuselage and the nose of the aircraft struck the ground. The Captain then ordered the First Officer to declare a Mayday call.

 

Occurrence Date: 
Friday, 28 April, 2000
Report Date: 
Thursday, 7 September, 2000