Improper Jacking

Date:         18 May 98 16:03:06 
From: (STeveC01e)
Organization: AOL
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     A cracked bogie beam was discovered on an Airbus and the cause of the
failure was improper placement of the aircraft Jack.  The jack was not placed
under the jack pad.
     Has anyone experience this problem on anywide-body jet with large tires?
I would be interested in hearing of any such experience and what preventive
action was taken to make sure it didn't happen again----besides firing a bunch
of mechanics.

Steve C~