Date: 29 May 98 02:44:16 From: email@example.com (Louis A. Ramsay) Organization: ICGNetcom References: 1
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In <airliners.1998.784@ohare.Chicago.COM> firstname.lastname@example.org (STeveC01e) writes: > > 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. Only personal involvement was with one of our B-720's back in the late 70's. Bogie fractured for the exact same reason - improper use of jacks (not on the jack-points). Lou.