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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150326
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:21-OCT-2012
Time:15:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B77W model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-39MER
Owner/operator:Air Austral
Registration: F-OREU
MSN: 37434/912
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) -   France
Phase: Pushback / towing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The accident occurred while an A330 of XL Airways was towed to a parking area. A wing of the Airbus contacted a B777 of Air Austral. Damages are significant, over $ 500 K. Nobody was injured (both airplanes were empty).

Sources:

http://www.metronews.fr/paris/roissy-deux-avions-se-percutent-dans-la-zone-de-fret/mljv!lCMVcU3NL0ugk/_
http://www.crash-aerien.news/forum/collision-au-sol-a-roissy-entre-deux-gros-porteurs-t23405.html


Images:

Photo of F-OREU courtesy AirHistory.net


Paris - Charles de Gaulle (LFPG / CDG)
27 June 2013; (c) Freek Blokzijl

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Oct-2012 04:56 yfpilote Added
23-Oct-2012 04:57 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
25-Oct-2012 13:21 karyan70 Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]

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