GoJet damaged while parked at C4, Chicago O’Hare (January 2016)

GoJet GJS3693 was parked at C4 at Chicago O’Hare International Airport (KORD)and received substantial damage by a ground vehicle.

The incident was not immediately reported to the ATC and therefore they they had to seek confirmation about what happened.

Have a listen to this recording and note the ATC professional seeking confirmation and clarification of the incident. Should the pilot and grew crew staff have reported this incident immediately? Do you think the correct procedure(s) and communications were actioned during the ground movement process?

Please discuss.

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