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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153918
Last updated: 25 May 2020
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Date:09-MAR-2013
Time:06:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B77W model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-337ER
Owner/operator:Air India
Registration: VT-ALK
C/n / msn: 36309/652
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK) -   United States of America
Phase: Taxi
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Mumbai-Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM/VABB)
Destination airport:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK)
Narrative:
JetBlue Flight 145 had pushed back from the gate at New York-JFK when some problems arose with the tow bar. The airplane remained stationary.
An Air India Boeing 777 (VT-ALK), flight AI-101 from Mumbai, was taxying to its gate after landing, when it contacted the JetBlue tail. No one was injured in the incident. The tail of the A320 was damaged.

Sources:

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2013-03-09/jetblue-air-india-planes-bump-on-jfk-taxiway-airline-says
https://www.newsru.com/world/09mar2013/flights.html


Images:

Photo of VT-ALK courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
11 November 2012; (c) Alex Christie

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Mar-2013 12:37 Hans Gruber Added
09-Mar-2013 12:39 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Mar-2013 04:11 Hans Gruber Updated [Source, Embed code]

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