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South Korean plane hits another plane at Taipei airport

South Korean plane hits another plane at Taipei airport

Taipei, May 13 (CNA) A plane operated by South Korean budget carrier T'way Air grazed a business jet parked at Taipei Songshan Airport on Wednesday. Nobody was hurt in the accident. The T'way Air plane, which arrived from Gimpo International Airport outside Seoul at around 12:40 p.m., failed to taxi along the middle line of the runway, causing it to take a bad line when turning onto the airport's apron, airport officials said. The poor positioning resulted in the T'way jet's left winglet grazing a static discharger on the tail of a plane operated by Executive Aviation Taiwan Corp., a local corporate jet operator and aircraft charter and management company. operator, that was parked on the apron. The Aviation Safety Council quickly sent people to the scene to investigate the incident. All 142 aboard the T'way Air Boeing 737 were safe. No one was aboard the executive jet when it was hit. (By Lilian Wu)


Updated : 2021-09-23 01:41 GMT+08:00