Sun Express Germany B738 at Dusseldorf on May 17th 2012, sudden stop before hold short line injures two cabin crew

Last Update: July 20, 2012 / 16:50:02 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 17, 2012

Classification
Accident

Flight number
XG-1215

Aircraft Registration
D-ASXH

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Sun Express Germany Boeing 737-800, registration D-ASXH performing flight XG-1215 from Dusseldorf (Germany) to Bodrum Milas (Turkey), was taxiing for departure when the aircraft stopped abruptly about 5 meters before the CATII/III hold short line of runway 05R. Two flight attendants, standing in the forward galley, received injuries as a result.

Germany's BFU reported in their monthly bulletin the accident occurred at 21:35L (19:35Z). The captain provided testimony stating the first officer was steering the aircraft and unexpectedly and heavily used the wheel brakes to stop the aircraft about 5 meters before the low visibility hold short lines of runway 05R. The BFU added that one flight attendant broke her arm (serious injury), another flight attendant received contusions on her arm and back (minor injuries).

The aircraft departed at 22:37L (20:37Z).
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 17, 2012

Classification
Accident

Flight number
XG-1215

Aircraft Registration
D-ASXH

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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