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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 216754
Last updated: 20 October 2021
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Date:26-OCT-2018
Time:6:51 ET
Type:Silhouette image of generic B38M model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737 MAX 8
Owner/operator:American Airlines
Registration: N324RN
MSN: 44454/7033
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 172
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:New York-La Guardia Airport, NY (LGA/KLGA) -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:New York-La Guardia Airport, NY (LGA/KLGA)
Destination airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA)
Narrative:
A fuel truck hit the wing of an American Airlines 737 Max 8 at LaGuardia Airport Friday morning. The incident, which took place just before 7:00 am, damaged a winglet on the right side of the two-month -old Boeing 737 Max 8 as it sat parked at the gate. The aircraft was withdrawn from service for inspection and repairs. There were no injuries reported among the 172 passengers and six crew members.
A backup aircraft was brought in to complete the flight.

Sources:

Businessinsider.com
Registry.faa.gov


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Oct-2018 14:44 DynoDon Added
27-Oct-2018 14:45 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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