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Date:18-JUL-2015
Time:12:15
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: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL/VIDP) -   India
Phase: Standing
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Two aircraft were damaged in stormy weather at Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL), India.
A Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner (VT-ANV), parked at Bay 22, was hit by an aerobridge , damaging the nose cowl.
A Boeing 777 (VT-ALK), parked at Bay 18, suffered damage to the thrust reverser of the nr.2 engine when it was hit by a container.

The Metar weather report before and after the time of the occurrence (12:15 local time, 06:45Z) was:
VIDP 180830Z 10005KT 2100 HZ SCT030 FEW040CB OVC090 29/26 Q1000 TEMPO 09020KT 1500 TSRA
VIDP 180530Z 10004KT 2800 HZ SCT030 FEW040CB BKN100 33/26 Q1000 BECMG VIS 3000

Winds at 06:45Z were reported to have reached 48 knots, according to authorities.

Sources:

https://www.ndtv.com/delhi-news/heavy-winds-damage-2-air-india-planes-at-delhi-airport-782857


Images:

Photo of VT-ALK courtesy AirHistory.net


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

Revision history:

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18-Jul-2015 19:02 harro Added

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