ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22236
 
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:05-AUG-2008
Time:12:23
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-86N (WL)
Owner/operator:Futura International Airways
Registration: EI-DKD
MSN: 28617/504
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 186
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Manchester Airport, Ringway, Manchester -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC)
Destination airport:Tenerife South Airport (TFS/GCTS)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
An Airbus A320 (D-AIQA) had turned right off the main taxiway onto link taxiway Juliet and stopped short of the runway prior to an intersection takeoff. It stopped 24.2 m short of the stop bar with its tail extending into the main taxiway. A following Boeing 737 was cleared to the holding point at the beginning of the runway, beyond the position where the A320 had stopped. That involved taxiing behind the A320, with an instruction to give way to the Airbus. The crew of the 737 believed that a clearance to the end of the taxiway meant that there were no obstacles to affect their aircraft. They also considered that there was sufficient clearance between their aircraft and the tail of the A320. As the 737 passed behind the A320, its right winglet struck the tail of the A320. Both aircraft were damaged.

Sources:

1. AAIB: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5422fe42e5274a1314000933/Airbus_A320-211__D-AIQA_and_Boeing_737-86N__EI-DKD_02-10.pdf
2. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/telegraphtv/2509156/Two-planes-collide-at-Manchester-aiport.html
3. https://www.standard.co.uk/news/terror-for-300-passengers-as-two-planes-collide-on-runway-at-manchester-airport-6906420.html
4. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/england/manchester/7543241.stm_/default.stm
5. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1041836/Terror-300-passengers-planes-collide-runway-Manchester-Airport.html
6. https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/planes-collide-on-manchester-airport-runway-1-2511043
7. https://www.theguardian.com/business/2008/aug/06/theairlineindustry
8. https://www.pprune.org/rumours-news/337998-ground-collision-manchester-05-08-08-a.html

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

1 Dec 2012 VQ-BMP Yakutia 0 Rostov Airport (ROV/URRR) non
7 Apr 2016 VQ-BMP Yakutia Airlines 0 150nm south of Yakutsk non

Media:

Boeing 737-86N, EI-DKD of Futura International Airways at Tenerife Sur-Reina Sofia (TFS/GCTS), Spain, 20-05-2005: Boeing 737-86N, Futura International Airways AN0852495

Images:

Photo of EI-DKD courtesy AirHistory.net


Glasgow - Prestwick (EGPK / PIK)
14 June 2008; (c) Ian Howat

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Aug-2008 11:42 Carl Added
05-Aug-2008 11:50 harro Updated
06-Aug-2008 21:27 Anon. Updated
11-Feb-2010 00:04 harro Updated [Time, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
10-Dec-2014 23:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code]
10-Dec-2014 23:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code]
26-Oct-2016 17:06 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Source, Embed code]
26-Oct-2016 17:08 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Source]
05-Jul-2022 12:47 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2022 Flight Safety Foundation

701 N. Fairfax St., Ste. 250
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
www.FlightSafety.org