Title: Jet blast injury, Boeing 737- 200, EI-CNZ, 21 February 1998 Micro summary: Jet blast injures a technician. Event Time: 1998-02-21 at 0615 UTC File Name: 1998-02-21-IE.pdf Publishing Agency: Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) Publishing Country: Ireland Report number: 2002/002 Pages: 7 Site of event: Near Stand 35, Dublin Airport
Departure: Dublin Airport, Dublin, Ireland Destination: ---- Airplane Type(s): Boeing 737-200 Flight Phase: Taxi Registration(s): EI-CNZ Operator(s): Ryanair Type of flight: Revenue Occupants: 82 Fatalities: 0 Serious Injuries: 0 Minor/Non-Injured: 82 Other Injuries: 0
Executive Summary: The Aircraft was dispatched from Stand 25 and was pushed back and proceeded along the South apron taxiway. During routine checks the crew of the aircraft noted a light on in the cockpit to indicate that the aircraft cargo door was open. The aircraft was halted and a dispatch technician sought. As the technician was returning from adjusting the door he was caught by the No.2 engine jetblast and knocked to the ground. He later discovered, that in falling, he had fractured his wrist.
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