Aviation safety investigations & reports

British Aerospace Plc BAe 146-100, VH-NJV, Sydney Airport, NSW, 22 September 2003

Investigation number:
Status: Discontinued


Preliminary investigation was undertaken into a category 4 occurrence involving a BAE 146 aircraft and a tug vehicle towing an aircraft at Sydney Airport. The ATSB has terminated the investigation based on evidence gathered that identified a misunderstanding had occurred due to poor communication. There was no safety benefit to be gained from continuing the investigation.

Status: Downgraded the occurrence to category 5 and investigation discontinued.

General details
Date: 22 September 2003   Investigation status: Discontinued  
Time: 0    
Location   (show map): Sydney, Airport    
State: New South Wales   Occurrence type: Runway incursion  
Release date: 22 September 2003   Occurrence category: Incident  
Report status: Discontinued   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer British Aerospace PLC  
Aircraft model BAe 146  
Aircraft registration VH-NJV  
Type of operation Air Transport High Capacity  
Damage to aircraft Nil  
Last update 29 May 2014