Aviation Accident Summaries

Aviation Accident Summary DCA06WA008

Aircraft #1

N781AN

Boeing B-777

Aircraft #2

Airbus A340

Factual Information

On November 6, 2005, at 1238 local British time, an American Airllines Boeing 777 was struck by a Turkish Airline Airbus A340 while the Boeing 777 was stationary at the runway hold area awaiting takeoff clearance. Wingtips of both aircraft were damaged. The event occurred at Heathrow International Airport, England, and is being investigated by the British Air Accidents Investigation Branch.

 

Source: NTSB Aviation Accident Database

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