Misfuelling – Avgas Instead Of Jet Fuel

Misfuelling – Avgas Instead Of Jet Fuel
  • Categories: Misfuelling
  • Tags: Still Live
  • Publication Date: 15th November 2013

An aircaft called to the tower for Jet Fuel upon landing. The tower passed the wrong fuel grade to the fuelling operator, who didn’t notice the product grade decalls on the aircraft.

The error was noticed after 26 litres were delivered.

This is a HIPO near miss.

JIG Guidance on fuel grades during overwing fuelling has been reinforced sonce this 2013 incident.



lack of communication

human factors