On June 08, a ground incident occurred at Santo Domingo Las Americas Airport (MDSD) in the Dominican Republic involving a Boeing 737-291 aircraft with registration YV3471, operated by Venezolana de Aviación.
The aircraft sustained damage to its engine, resulting in the cancellation of the flight. Preliminary visual evidence indicates that the aircraft may have inadvertently entered a parking area designated for ground crews, reported Aviacioncivil.
Luckily, no reported injuries have resulted from this incident thus far. Further, the airline released an official statement regarding the incident through its Instagram account.
The airline wrote, “Air Routes of Venezuela, S.A. (RAVSA) firmly rejects any comments made regarding the incident involving our aircraft at Las Americas International Airport in the Dominican Republic. We are actively working to resolve this situation promptly and provide the best possible service to all our passengers.”
Two Airbus A330s collided
Japan’s transport ministry says two passenger jets appear to have collided near a taxiway at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport on Saturday.
Winglet of the wing of the Thai Airways plane looks to be broken, and what appears to be fragmented can be seen near the runway.
Thai Airways Airbus A330-300 (reg. HS-TEO) and Eva Air Airbus A330-300 (reg. B-16340) clipped wings when Thai flight #TG683 for Bangkok taxied alongside stationary flight #BR189 for Taipei before line-up on runway 16R at Tokyo-Haneda Airport, Japan.
Further, the Tokyo airport office has sent officials to the site to investigate. Subsequently, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways say some of their domestic and international flights have been delayed.