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Tracking #: 16-0545
Date Submitted: 7/12/2016 12:07:00 PM
Date:  7/9/2016 Local Time:  2045 Injuries:  No Damage:  Yes
Location:  KPUB State:  Colorado
Operational Control:  Forest Service (USFS) > Region 02 Rocky Mountain Region > Pike and San Isabel NF
Type: Fire, Retardant Other:
Procurement: Exclusive use contract Other:
Persons Onboard: 5 Special Use:  Yes Hazardous Materials:  No
Departure Point: Destination: 
Manufacturer:  McDonnell Douglas Model:  DC10

During taxi to the loading pits for RON the aircraft`s left wingtip came into contact with the edge of a hanger {see photo}.

Notifications were made to the RASM and RAO for proper routing of the information. The aircraft and area were secured pending additional information gathering. RASM 7/12/2016 the incident remains under review. From a general standpoint, represents a good opportunity to think about Tanker Base ground movement of not just airtankers, but all class of aircraft and support equipment. Clearances, placement of aircraft and equipment and the right amount of trained individuals to facilitate the pilots in safely moving aircraft to requested parking areas are among a few key topics. Additionally Crew resource management applies to ALL and CRM practices should be discussed.
Incident:Aircraft Damage

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