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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 149575
Last updated: 7 July 2021
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Time:16:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-202
Owner/operator:Air Europa Líneas Aéreas
Registration: EC-JQQ
MSN: 749
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 297
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD/LEMD) -   Spain
Phase: Pushback / towing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD/LEMD)
Destination airport:Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport (CCS/SVMI)
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Two aircraft were involved in a ground collision incident at Madrid's Barajas airport on Saturday afternoon 6 October 2012. There were no injuries. The damage to both planes is said to be "light"

The incident occurred between an Air Europa Airbus A330-202 (EC-JQQ) with 297 passengers bound for Caracas and an Airbus A330-343X (EC-JHP) from the Iberworld airline with 384 passengers travelling to Cancun, Mexico.

The incident, which happened around 16:10 local time (1410 GMT), took place at Terminal 1 when the Air Europa plane was being pushed back from its gate and its tail collided with the wing of the Iberworld aircraft.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Photo of EC-JQQ courtesy

Barcelona (LEBL / BCN)
13 September 2014; (c) Leslie Snelleman

Revision history:

07-Oct-2012 00:30 gerard57 Added
07-Oct-2012 03:13 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]
08-Oct-2012 11:18 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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