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The tug struck and deflected the towbar and then collided with the aircrafts nosewheel structure, pushing it backward. The nose section of the aircraft crushed the tug cabin, killing the driver.
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General details
Date: 24 October 1975 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1640 EST  
Location:Kingsford-Smith Airport Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: New South Wales Occurrence type: Miscellaneous - Other 
Release date: 24 November 1976 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: Fatal 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: The Boeing Company 
Aircraft model: 707 
Aircraft registration: VH-EAE 
Type of operation: Air Transport High Capacity 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Destination:Den Pasar, Indonesia
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Last update 13 May 2014