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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145442
Last updated: 21 December 2020
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Time:17:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-332
Owner/operator:Delta Air Lines
Registration: N198DN
C/n / msn: 28455/685
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 204
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:John F. Kennedy International Airport - KJFK, New York, NY -   United States of America
Phase: Pushback / towing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:KJFK
Destination airport:Istanbul
The FAA is investigating an incident in which two Delta 767's, in motion at the terminal area of John F. Kennedy International Airport - KJFK, NY, clipped wings.
The incident happened on Friday evening 4 May 2012 around 5:15 p.m. One plane with a crew of two, a Boeing 767-332, N174DZ, was being repositioned at the airport. Its wingtip clipped the tail section of Flight 72 backing out of the gate that was en route to Istanbul.
There were 193 passengers and 11 crew members onboard Delta flight 72 to Istanbul, a Boeing 767-332, N198DN. The vertical stabilizer was damaged.

There were no injuries.



Photo of N198DN courtesy

Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
19 October 2014; (c) Kjell

Revision history:

05-May-2012 05:32 gerard57 Added
07-May-2012 03:15 FlightSafe Updated [Operator]
08-May-2012 16:25 Geno Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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