Collision Between Vehicle and Saudia Aircraft at Jeddah?

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Collision Between Vehicle and Saudia Aircraft at Jeddah?

Post by Abbas Ali » Thu Feb 19, 2015 6:49 pm

Today Pakistani news channel 'Abb Takk' reported and showed this photo of bizarre collision between a vehicle and an aircraft at Jeddah Airport.

The aircraft is probably an Airbus A321 of Saudia.


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Re: Collision Between Vehicle and Saudia Aircraft at Jeddah?

Post by Ameerjan » Fri Feb 20, 2015 10:06 pm

Driver taken to hospital after patrol car is hit by a PLANE on tarmac at Saudi Arabia's King Abdulaziz International Airport

Accident happened at around 3.15am local time in Saudi Arabia
Car appears as though it was wedged underneath right-hand side of jet
Plane was empty of passengers and was on routine maintenance check

A car was left crushed this morning after being involved in a collision with an aeroplane - on the runway.
The terrifying incident happened at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia as the aircraft was taxiing to the hangar for routine maintenance.[/b]
One side of the patrol vehicle was completely obliterated underneath the turbine at around 3.15am local time.

The investigations branch of the Aviation Accidents organisation are looking into how and why the crash happened.
Collisions involving planes usually occur on maintenance trips for aircraft.