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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

News: 12-April-2011 An A380 Air France jet clips a (much) smaller plane at New York's JFK airport


  An Air France jet flight 7 (Airbus 380) clipped a smaller Comair jet flight 293 (Bombardier CRJ-700) while (the comair jet) was taxiing to its gate.NTSB opened an investigation on this incident while Air France said it will co-operate with the investigation.It is the second incident for the newly introduced Airbus A380,the first being a serious engine failure from a Quantas jet back in November 2010 that forced it to make an emergency landing at Singapore Changi airport(for more info on this one check http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qantas_Flight_32).



More info and pictures: http://www.ntsb.gov/Pressrel/2011/110412.html