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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 177700
Last updated: 8 April 2020
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Date:09-JUL-2015
Time:c. 08:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic B737 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-7BD (WL)
Owner/operator:Southwest Airlines
Registration: N7749B
C/n / msn: 36724/2813
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 149
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Chicago-Midway International Airport, IL (MDW) -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:New York-LaGuardia Airport, NY (LGA)
Destination airport:Chicago-Midway International Airport, IL (MDW)
Narrative:
Southwest Airlines Flight WN163 from New York-LaGuardia Airport was damaged after landing at Chicago-Midway International Airport. The airplane had just parked at the gate when it was hit by a ground vehicle.
There are reports that the vehicle then hit a jet bridge, after which a small fire occurred in the vehicle.

Sources:

https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Luggage-Cart-Strikes-Plane-Southwest-Midway-Laguardia-Chicago-New-York-313186511.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jul-2015 19:19 harro Added

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