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Published on 31st May 2012 by fred boureau, 3025 views
AA Eagle ERJ-140 regional flight had just arrived and was taxiing to gate G20 near Terminal 3 when its tail was hit by the right wing of an EVA Air Cargo 747 resulting in major damage to both aircrafts. At the time the 747 was taxiing from the cargo ramp for take-off along taxyway "Alpha" and the Embraer Jet was standing outside the marked parking area. It is understood that there were no injured persons. The 747's outer leading edge slat was seriously damaged as well as the Embraer´s stabilizer and rudder.
1 Brandon Farris
(31. 5. 2012, 22:37 CET)
Was it B-16481 that was involved in the collision?
2 Fred Boureau
(1. 6. 2012, 00:32 CET)
It was B-16481 itself, not that ERJ-140 (the one involved is N834AE)