Serious incident to the Airbus A320 registered EK-32002 and operated by Ellinair on 20/06/2018 at Heraklion [Investigation led by AAIASB / Greece]

Preliminary data based on the notification from the Greek authorities:

During preparation for the departure, while all passengers were on board and without engines running, the pilot ordered the marshaller to remove the chokes. After a while, the aircraft started to moove and ended up with its nose landing gear in a ditch of a rainwater outside the apron.