Lion Air Boeing 737-900 was leaving its parking stand when its right winglet smashed into the terminal building.
As Lion Air flight #JT797 was taxiing for departure, the Boeing 737 hit its right hand side winglet to the departure gate building.
In the act of movement for flight JT797 departure, this 2008 built Lion Air Boeing 737-900 aircraft (PK-LFO) hit its Right hand side winglet to the Airport building structure, receiving damage at Merauke Mopah International Airport (WAKK), Indonesia on 26 Jan. #aircraft #safety pic.twitter.com/XpP0mJbjJR
— FL360aero (@fl360aero) January 26, 2023
The Boeing 737-900 (reg. PK-LFO) was turning away from stand no.5 to taxi to the runway at Merauke-Mopah Airport, Indonesia.
The right hand winglet was damaged and the aircraft subsequently taxied back to the apron.