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Posted On: 1 May 2020 08:51 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:22 pm

Strong winds cause 2 Qatar Airways planes to collide

Binu Cherian
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Strong winds yesterday (30 April 2020) caused two Qatar Airways planes to collide on ground in Qatar. The two planes involved were a Boeing 787-800 Dreamliner and an airbus A350-900. The strong winds pushed the Dreamliner out of its parking zone and into the main body of the airbus plane.

Strong winds cause 2 Qatar Airways planes to collide
Image credit: SarangAbbasi

The Airbus A350-900 was not operational for the last one week. Both planes were reportedly damaged by the impact. The incident was caught on the airport’s security camera.

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#اخبار_الطيران ✈️ 🇶🇦 🎥 ٠ ・・・ ٠ . 🟥 أصطدمت طائرة بوينج 787 تابعة للخطوط الجوية القطرية ظهر اليوم في مطار حمد الدولي بطائرة اخرى من طراز A350 بسبب الرياح العاصفة القوية! تسبب الاصطدام الى ضرر كبير على كلتا الطائرتين. . ٠ 🟦 A parked Qatar Airways Boeing 787 plane was moved due to the Gale Force winds and a storm today at Hamad International Airport causing it to collide with an A350. There is significant damage on both planes, but should be expected to make a full recovery. ٠ ٠ ٠ ٠ ‏#avgeek #aviation:# #avgeek #aviatioon #instaaviation #instaplane #plane #aircraft #airplane #boeing #boeinglovers #aviationphotography #instagramaviation #aviators #airbus #airbuslovers #aviationlovers #pilot #crewlife #avion #aeroplane #planespotting #gopropilots #qatarairways

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Qatar Airways official Twitter handle released the below official statement:

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