Collision Between Asiana Airlines Airbus A330 and Korean Air Boeing 777 at Seoul-Gimpo Airport
Asiana Airbus A330-300 collides with the tail of a Korean Air B777-200ER whilst they were being towed at Gimpo Airport, in South Korea, at 9.10am local time on 26 June.
The winglet of the Asiana Airlines A330 crashed with the tail of the Korean Air B777, that was waiting near the taxiway. Left horizontal stabiliser and tailcone of the 777 was severely damage.
Asiana Airlines, said its A330 was “being towed in the designated path with the guidance from the air traffic control tower” and that it was Korean Air’s fault for having stopped in the middle of moving near the taxiway.
Asiana Airlines was scheduled to fly to Beijing, China at about 9:50 am and the Korean Air flight was scheduled to Osaka, Japan.
No passengers were in the planes at the time of the incident.
The right winglet Asiana Airbus A330-300 (HL8286) collides with the tail of a Korean Air B777-200ER (HL7764) whilst taxiing at Seoul-Gimpo Airport (GMP, RKSS) resulting in substantial damage. No one aboard both jets was hurt. https://t.co/pbTfoFcmsB pic.twitter.com/ELByH21gV5
— JACDEC (@JacdecNew) June 26, 2018
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