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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220906
Last updated: 15 February 2020
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Date:18-JAN-2019
Time:01:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8AS (WL)
Owner/operator:Ryanair
Registration: EI-DHW
C/n / msn: 33823
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA/LMML) -   Malta
Phase: Taxi
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bari Karol Wojtyla Airport (BRI/LIBD)
Destination airport:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA/LMML)
Narrative:
Turkish Airlines flight TK1372, a Boeing 737-800 (TC-JHM) was taxiing for departure and was instructed to hold on taxiway C. At the same time Ryanair flight FR9874 from Bari, a Boeing 737-800 (EI-DHW) was taxiing to the apron after landing.
The aircraft struck the elevator of the TK1372 with its wingtip and proceded to the stand. Both aircraft were grounded to assess the damage.

Sources:

https://www.maltatoday.com.mt/news/national/92317/ryanair_plane_strikes_planes_wingtip_at_malta_international_a#.XEF89sKWydI
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ei-dhw


Images:

Photo of EI-DHW courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Luton (EGGW / LTN)
11 February 2012; (c) Tom Cole


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jan-2019 07:22 gerard57 Added
18-Jan-2019 08:09 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Jan-2019 10:35 harro Updated [Location, Photo]

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