Date & Time: Jul 14, 2011 at 2230 LT
Type of aircraft:
ATR72-200
Operator:
Registration:
SP-LFH
Flight Phase:
Taxiing
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Wroclaw - Warsaw
MSN:
478
YOM:
1995
Flight number:
ELO3850
Country:
Poland
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
33
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Following an uneventful flight and landing from Wroclaw, aircraft evacuated the runway and was taxiing on apron to rich its parking place. While manoeuvring, aircraft was hit by a vehicle pulling baggage carts. The vehicle impacted the right engine, causing three blades to separate. They hit the fuselage and the wing, causing several damage. While all 37 occupants were uninjured, the vehicle driver was seriously injured. The aircraft was later considered as damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
Ground collision with a baggage vehicle.