Aircraft marshalling

January 29, 2011 - 5:45am

Gulfstream IV, New York, N.Y., July 27, 2010–While the twinjet was taxiing to its parking area on the ramp at John F. Kennedy International Airport, the right wing struck a light pole near a blast fence, causing substantial damage. The pilot told authorities that he knew the wing tip was “close” to the fence but the marshaller, positioned in front of and to the left of the airplane, did not signal him to stop before impact.

December 29, 2009 - 8:45am

Cessna Citation 680 Sovereign, Los Angeles, Nov. 11, 2008–According to the Board, the night-time collision between a NetJets Sovereign and a ground service vehicle was the result of the vehicle driver’s failure to maintain adequate clearance/distance from the taxiing airplane.