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Slight 2 Plane Collision In MAD

Sun Oct 07, 2012 9:19 am

2 aircraft from Iberworld and Air Europa have been involved in a minor collission this saturday at around 16:10 in the ramp at Terminal one of Madrid Barajas Airport, all passengers have been deboarded and there is no injuries.

According to reports, the incident is being investigated, apparently the Air Europa jet bound for CCS requested clearance to taxi out from its parking position but it was denied, still the jet proceeded with the maneouver and collissioned with another jet of Iberworld bound for Cancun, a total of around 700 PAX where in both jets.

Sources say, that the damage to the Air Europa jet is ¨small¨ Air Europa says that the jet was being pushed back and at the time the tail of the airplane hit one of the wings of the Iberworld jet, another Air Europa jet picked up the PAX to carry them to CCS ¨with 4 to 5 hours delay¨ added the company.

Link to the story (Spanish only)


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