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Accident
Last updated: 17 August 2018
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Sonntag 13 Mai 2018
Zeit:17:46
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic A333 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-323
Fluggesellschaft:Asiana Airlines
Kennzeichen: HL7792
Werknummer: 1001
Baujahr: 2009-03-05 (9 years 2 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney PW4168A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport (IST) (   Türkei)
Flugphase: Taxi (TXI)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport (IST/LTBA), Türkei
Flug nach:Seoul-Incheon International Airport (ICN/RKSI), Südkorea
Flugnummer:OZ552
Unfallbericht:
An Asiana Airlines Airbus A330-323 (HL7792) and a THY Turkish Airlines Airbus A321-231 (TC-JMM) suffered substantial damage in a ground contact accident at Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport, Turkey.
The Airbus A321 had arrived from Ercan as flight TK969 and turned towards Gate 217 at Terminal A at 14:47 UTC. The aircraft stopped about 30 meters before the intended parking position at the gate.
At the same time the Airbus A330 had commenced taxiing along taxiway G to the runway. Flight OZ552 was returning to Seoul, South Korea. While taxiing past the A321, the right hand wing tip impacted the vertical stabilizer of TK969.
The A321's vertical stabilizer was knocked over entirely and the A330's wing tip sustained serious damage.



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Distance from Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport to Seoul-Incheon International Airport as the crow flies is 7882 km (4926 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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