Printer Friendly

Qantas aircraft hit by cargo lorry in Los Angeles.


A Boeing 747 operated by Qantas Airways was hit by a cargo lorry as it was taxiing to a terminal at Los Angeles International Airport on Monday (14 August).

The collision reportedly damaged the aircraft's engine but no-one was injured. The Associated Press reported that the aircraft was carrying more than 300 people from Australia and was hit when it had just landed.

According to a report from the US Federal Aviation Administration the damage to the engine was "substantial".

((Comments on this story may be sent to
COPYRIGHT 2006 Normans Media Ltd.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2006 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Airline Industry Information
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:8AUST
Date:Aug 16, 2006
Previous Article:Northwest Airlines says financial advice booklet was "a bit insensitive".
Next Article:Virgin America faces objections by US airlines.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2021 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters |