Strong wind pushes parked B787 into A350 at Doha Airport

- A Monitor Desk Report 02 May, 2020 | 867 Views|-+
Dhaka: During extreme weather conditions, storms and high winds of 70 knots pushed a parked Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 into an Airbus A350 at Doha Airport on April 30.

The incident caused minor damage to both of the aircraft, however, no passenger or crew were onboard at the time. Hence no person was injured.

"The aircraft had been parked securely and chocked in accordance with AMM (aircraft maintenance manual) guidelines while operations at the airport had been temporarily suspended due to the high winds," Qatar Airways said in a statement.

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