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Accident to the Airbus A330 registered F-GZCL operated by Air France on 31/05/2024 at N'Djamena (TCHAD)

Movement of the parked aircraft under the effect of the wind, collision with a service vehicle

Responsible entity

Chad - AIB

Preliminary data based on the notification from the local authorities: 

A strong wind from a cumulonimbus caused the plane to pivot on the main gear, causing the nose gear to move more than a meter to the right. This incident also involved a collision with the high loader assigned to loading containers.