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Airport Collision Inquiry Continues @ MAN  
User currently offlineDogfighter2111 From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2004, 1968 posts, RR: 1
Posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 1551 times:

An investigation is continuing after two passenger planes collided at Manchester Airport.

The BMI Baby Boeing 737 and Excel Airways Boeing 767 were taxiing when they touched wings near Runway Two, on Thursday afternoon.

Seventy-nine passengers were on board the BMI Baby plane while 255 were on the Excel Airways plane.

No-one was seriously hurt in the collision, although about 10 people suffered whiplash injuries.

Air Investigation inspectors are looking into the cause of the accident.

The BMI Baby flight was travelling out of Manchester to Belfast international Airport and the Excel flight was en route to Goa, India, when the accident happened at about 1630 GMT.

If anyone has any more info or photos, please send here.

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User currently offlineDogfighter2111 From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2004, 1968 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 1534 times:

Sorry, heres the link


User currently offlineBlueshamu330s From UK - England, joined Sep 2001, 3435 posts, RR: 21
Reply 2, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 1517 times:
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Like your profile, your post reeks of a tabloid journalist trying to glean any scrap of info you can get.

So here goes............

Excel pilot blames leaves on the taxiway for near catastrophe at danger-ridden airport Manchester (in North East England).

Passenger Ivor Gobbon said "We were terrified!! We were hurtling towards takeoff speed when all of a sudden we were skidding. The pilot obviously slammed on the brakes and we went smashing into the other plane. Thank God we're still alive."

Another passenger, Gerrupta Speak, on he way to Goa said " Everyone was hysterical. I got major whiplash from the crash. We must have been doing at least 300 miles per hour!"

Meanwhile, airport emergency services struggled to clear the sight of devastation as passengers dis-embarked via emergency mobile stairs which were scrambled to their immediate rescue.

Meanwhile, one wag was heard to say, "We were going to belfast, but not THAT bloody belFAST!"

Shamu avec Tongue in cheek  Laugh out loud

serious ps, chances are the baby 73 is a right-off as there is a serious aft fuselage kink and significant damage to the nose and gear assembly

So I drive a 4x4. So what?! Tax the a$$ off me for it...oh, you already have... :-(
User currently offlineJamotcx From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 1037 posts, RR: 22
Reply 3, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 1486 times:

hahaha nice one Blueshamu330s


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