What went wrong and the cause of the Lima airport accident


They reveal the reason why an airline plane Latam Peru collided with a fire truck Lima airport.

Lima airport accident and the reasons

An accident occurred at the Jorge Chávez international airport, which serves Lima, when a fire truck was carrying out a training exercise that had been scheduled, however it left its route causing a collision with an airplane.

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After the impact two firefighters lost their lives and a third is seriously burned. The chairman of the board of directors Peruvian Corporation of Airports and Commercial Aviation (Corpac), Jorge Salinas, reported at a press conference that the firefighters had an exercise scheduled.

“We were aware of the exercise, but it was approved to do it outside the area,” he claimed Salinas.

The official added that “There is no authorization for any vehicle to enter the landing strip, there is authorization to carry out an exercise, but in an area outside the landing strip.”

Salinas stressed that it was “An incursion on the track for which we do not know the reasons.”

Images show that the firefighters left the emergency station with a road towards the landing strip, towards a neighboring road 100 meters before the impact site.

From the airport Lima Airport Partners (LAP) Emergency exercises for the protocols needed to get the second control tower and second runway operational have been scheduled for January of next year.

The representative of LAP, Jose de la Cruzreported at the press conference that the runway suffered depth and length damage.

The president of the Aviation Accident Investigation Commission, Carlos Portocarrero, indicated that they have three investigations open on the case.

Six company researchers Airbus from France and another two from Chile because the ship Latam has a license plate from that country will arrive for them.

He indicated that: “do not advance any judgment of opinion” because the commission is “in investigation stage” of the accident.

Writing by Gossipvehículos/Source: www.lapatilla.com

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