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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189906
Last updated: 5 May 2019
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Date:08-SEP-2016
Time:c. 16:07
Type:Silhouette image of generic A333 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-342
Owner/operator:Cathay Dragon
Registration: B-HLL
C/n / msn: 244
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 295
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Hong Kong-Chek Lap Kok International Airport (HKG/VHHH) -   Hong Kong
Phase: Taxi
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Hong Kong-Chek Lap Kok International Airport (HKG/VHHH)
Destination airport:Penang International Airport (PEN/WMKP)
Narrative:
Cathay Dragon flight KA691, an Airbus A330-342, hit an airport delivery van with the no.1 engine as it was taxiing to the runway.
The aircraft had been parked at stand S23 and was pushed back at 16:06 hours local time. Immediately after it started moving on taxiway H7, the collision occurred.
CCTV images of the occurrence show the van driving towards the plane and turning right into the air linet cowling of the engine.

Sources:

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ka691#aeec764
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/2017672/dragonair-plane-collides-delivery-van-hong-kong-airport


Images:

Photo of B-HLL courtesy AirHistory.net


Osaka - Kansai International (RJBB / KIX)
23 September 2003; (c) Alastair T. Gardiner

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Sep-2016 12:19 harro Added
08-Sep-2016 15:51 harro Updated
10-Sep-2016 15:31 Iceman 29 Updated

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