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Last updated: 25 January 2021
Estado:Preliminar - Oficial
Fecha:lunes 27 noviembre 2017
Hora:19:53
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B77W model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-36NER
Operador:EgyptAir
Registración: SU-GDL
Numéro de série: 38284/850
Año de Construcción: 2010-02-19 (7 years 9 months)
Motores: 2 General Electric GE90-115B
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Carreteando (TXI)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Egipto
Número de Vuelo:MS986
Descripción:
An EgyptAir Boeing 777-300 (SU-GDL) was involved in a ground collision accident with a Virgin Atlantic Airways Airbus A330-343 (G-VRAY) at New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, USA.
Both aircraft were taxiing for departure from runway 4L when Virgin flight 4 moved to the side on the runway 4L hold pad to let following aircraft pass. EgyptAir flight 986 to Cairo, Egypt, was passing the A330 when the right hand wing tip leading edge struck the left hand winglet of the A330. The winglet was ripped off and the Boeing 777's wing leading edge sustained damage.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: DCA18LA024A

Fuentes:
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Distance from New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY to Cairo International Airport as the crow flies is 8955 km (5597 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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