Cargolux B747 collides at Chicago O’Hare Airport
Cargolux aircraft CV 9796, departing from Chicago-O’Hare International Airport (ORD), collided with Southwest Airlines (LUV) flight WN2750, causing both flights to be cancelled immediately.
According to details, the wings of a Cargolux Boeing 747-8F registered as LX-VCE collided with the wings of a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 registered as N218WN.
Cargolux cargo flight CV9796 was scheduled to depart from Chicago-O’Hare International Airport to Luxembourg-Findel Airport (LUX) on June 19, 2021. While taxiing to the runway for its departure at 20:23 UTC, the Boeing 747 right-hand wingtip struck the left-hand winglet of Southwest Airlines Boeing 737.
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Southwest Airlines (LUV) flight WN2750 had just landed at Chicago-O’Hare International Airport at 19:58 UTC and was waiting for its gates to open up.
Southwest Airlines B737-700 (N218WN) and Cargolux B747-800F (LX-VCE) were involved in a ground collision at Chicago-O'Hare Intl Airport (KORD), IL, USA. The 747 struck the left winglet of the 737 from behind resulting in damage to both aircraft. https://t.co/5dEbbxRLFu pic.twitter.com/QXhglrc3PQ
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The Aviation Safety Network reports says the Southwest Airlines plane was at A pad along taxiway TT waiting for its gate to open up. The departing jumbo taxied past. The Boeing 747 was bound for Luxembourg.
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