Boeing 737 Hit

Sunday, December 22, 2013
By George Hatcher
Boeing 737 Hit

On December 22nd 2014, a Delta Airlines Boeing 737 was damaged by a large container used by DGS cleaning company. The impact tore a hole behind the wing. The 737 was parked at gate B37 Terminal 4. DGS (http://deltaglobalaviation.com) offers jobs for aircraft cleaners, skycaps, and ramp agents. I don’t see dumpster driving on... »

Air India Boeing Strikes Jet Blue

Sunday, March 10, 2013
By George Hatcher

At 6:15 near terminal floor an Air India Boeing had landed at Kennedy Airport and was en route to the gate when it struck a Jet blue Airbus with 140 passengers aboard. The plane was damaged in the tail but no passengers were injured. They were transferred to another flight. There were no injuries... »

Lufthansa and Egyptair Close Call

Wednesday, June 22, 2011
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa and Egyptair Close Call

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Khor What: Lufthansa Airbus A340-600 en from New York to Munich Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Howard Pain What: Egyptair Boeing 777-300 en route from New York Cairo Where: JFK’s runway 22R When: Jun 20th 2011 Why: The Lufthansa... »

Comair jet struck by Air France Airbus on the ground.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Air France Airbus 380 en route from NY to Paris Where: JFK, NY When: April 11, 2011 Who: Air France Airbus passengers; and Comair passengers; Why: A Delta/Comair Bombardier CRJ-700 (N641CA) which had just flown in from Boston was struck in the tail by the left wing of an Airbus. There were no... »

Delta Galley Fire

Monday, December 13, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Delta Airlines Boeing 747-400 en route from New York to Tel Aviv Where: New York When: Dec 11th 2010 Who: 399 aboard Why: After takeoff from JFK, the crew reported a fire in galley 2. While burning off fuel to land, the fire went out; but additional problems with fuel pumps were reported.... »

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    about 20 hours ago
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    about 20 hours ago
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    about 20 hours ago
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    about 20 hours ago
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