Recommendation R20000047

Recommendation issued to: Qantas Airways Limited

Recommendation details
Output No: R20000047
Date issued: 02 June 2000
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Recommendation was developed

Output text

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (formerly the Bureau of Air Safety Investigation) recommends that Australian aircraft operators evaluate pushback tractor safety controls for standardised design and location across the fleet, particularly in regard to the International Air Transport Association (IATA) recommended practices for aircraft handling equipment.

Initial response
Date issued: 03 January 2001
Response from: Qantas Airways Limited
Action status: Closed - Not Accepted
Response text:

ATSB Note: This recommendation was rejected by Qantas, by phone, on the grounds that the proposal was not practical.

Last update 05 April 2012