Date & Time: Jan 19, 2003 at 0715 LT
Type of aircraft:
Airbus A319
Operator:
Registration:
N313NB
Flight Phase:
Taxiing
Flight Type:
Ferry
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
New York-New York
MSN:
1186
YOM:
2000
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Two engineers from the operator should ferry the aircraft from maintenance hangar to gate 10. On arrival, engine N1 & N2 speeds were increased to 71 & 85% respectively and the aircraft hit a jetway. Nose gear was sheared off and left wing struck a Boeing 757 registered N550NW. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair.