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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156677
Last updated: 21 October 2020
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Date:15-JUN-2013
Time:c. 11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-223
Owner/operator:TAM Airlines
Registration: PT-MVD
C/n / msn: 259
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:New York-JFK International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK) -   United States of America
Phase: Pushback / towing
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
An Airbus A330 sustained minor damage in a towing incident at New York-JFK International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK). The left wing contacted a hangar while the airplane was being towed. The winglet broke off and got stuck to the outside wall of the hangar.
The airplane had arrived from Sao Paulo, Brazil at 08:23 as flight JJ-8078. The return flight, JJ-8079 was cancelled.

Sources:

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2013/06/15/piece-of-plane-breaks-off-gets-lodged-in-hangar-at-jfk/
https://nypost.com/2013/06/16/plane-hits-building-and-loses-wingtip-while-parking-at-jfk/


Images:

Photo of PT-MVD courtesy AirHistory.net


Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
11 February 2012; (c) Danny Grew

Revision history:

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16-Jun-2013 19:10 harro Added

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