Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Mobile-stairs vehicle hits wing-tip of Turkish Airlines A321 at Malta IAP

An Air Malta mobile-stairs vehicle hit the wing tip of a Turkish Airlines aircraft (Airbus A321-200 'TC-JRR') at Malta International Airport this afternoon, just as the aircraft was about to depart for Istanbul. The flight, which had been scheduled to leave at 1500lt, was delayed for several hours until a replacement aircraft arrived. An Air Malta spokesman said the airline and the airport authorities were investigating the matter. (Source: timesofmalta.com, 24-Mar-2015)