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LOCATION AND OBS DATA

STATION

DATE OF OBSERVATION

OBSERVERS GAT ID

SPECIFIC CARRIER
A/C TYPE

TERMINAL (IF APPLICABLE)

GATE NUMBER

FLIGHT INFO
OBSERVATION FLIGHT INFORMATION AND CONDITIONS

ARRIVAL FLIGHT NUMBER

DEPARTURE FLIGHT NUMBER

SKD TURN TIME (MIN)

TYPE OPERATION

CONDITIONS
ENVIRONMENTAL

RAMP CONDITIONS

LIGHTING CONDITIONS

PRE-DEPARTURE

Ramp and Operational safety/diamond zoned free of any items that could interfere with the safe operations of GSE or cause FOD

Pre departure walk around performed

Steering by-pass pin installed or torque link disconnected prior to towbar attachment

Correct size of pushback tractor and towbar used for pushback

Pre-departure huddle/pushback briefing held

GPU removal procedures followed and power cord properly stowed

Conditioned air removal procedures followed

Pre-pushback procedures followed. GSE clear and outside operational safety/diamond zone. Chocks and cones/delineators not removed until servicing complete and GSE removed.

PASSENGER LOADING BRIDGE

Confirmed cabin secure before closing A/C door

Passenger doors closed and secure properly

Loading bridge procedures followed. Use of Marshaller. Marshaller used proper signals. Loading bridge properly stowed in designated position.

PASSENGER/CREW STAIRS

Confirmed cabin secure before closing A/C door

Passenger door closed and secured properly

Passenger/Crew Stairs procedures followed. Use of Marshaller. Marshaller used proper signals. Loading bridge properly stowed in designated position

DEPARTURE

Agent remains at safe position on bridge until the A/C clears the gate

If headset inoperative, flight crew briefed about the use of hand signals

Marshaling, Wingwalkers procedures followed. Proper number of wingwalkers. Proper signals. Wingwalkers and marshaller/pushback operator maintained clear line of sight at al times. Wingwalkers utilized safety wands(night wands when applicable)

Pushback procedures followed. Pushback operator used a maximum of a slow moderate waling pace during pushback. Tractor and towbar in line with the aircraft at the completion of pushback.

Steering by-pass pin removal, or torque re-connect procedures followed. Towbar disconnected (USE OF CHOCK) procedures followed.

Final dispatch/release procedures followed. Final marshaller held the STOP signal until all personnel and GSE were safely clear of the A/C. Final marshaller gave HOLD signal ONLY after the aircraft was clear of all persons and GSE

POST-DEPARTURE/RETURN & HOUSING

Pushback operator drove safely back into position. Wingwalkers marshaller conducted a FOD walk while waling back into the gate area.

Gate fully prepared for next arrival

Post departure briefing conducted prior to any crew member leaving the gate area.

PERSONNEL

Wearing proper PPE and proper uniform. Ramp personnel wearing hearing protection and reflective vests on arrival

Exhibited appropriate work behavior (i.e. no horseplay). Exhibited sense of urgency and awareness of operational timelines while following safe work practices. Processes completed with purpose.

Personnel use correct manual handling and lifting techniques

Ramp personnel avoided walking where not authorized (i.e. under fuselage, stepping over towbar, between bag carts.

Describe the threat(s). How did the crew manage or mismanage the threat(s)?

Describe the crew error(s) and associated undesired aircraft states.

Comments - Good or bad (Provide examples).

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