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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 264265
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Time:20:23 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B737 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-7H4 (WL)
Owner/operator:Southwest Airlines
Registration: N218WN
MSN: 32489/1741
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD) -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL (FLL/KFLL)
Destination airport:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD)
Southwest Airlines flight WN2750, a Boeing 737-700 (N218WN) suffered a damaged winglet after being hit by Cargolux flight CV9796, a Boeing 747-8F (LX-VCE) at Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD).
WN2750 had landed at 19:58 UTC and taxied to the A pad along taxiway TT to wait for its gate to open up.
At 20:23 the Boeing 747-8F taxied past, on its way to the runway for departure. In the process the right-hand wingtip of the Boeing 747 struck the left-hand winglet of the Boeing 737.
Both flights were cancelled.




Photo of N218WN courtesy

Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (KFLL / FLL)
25 November 2007; (c) Lewis Grant

Revision history:

20-Jun-2021 09:26 Added
20-Jun-2021 09:42 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative, Category]

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