An Air France Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner was damaged after its left wing hit a light pole at Raleigh-Durham International Airport.
The Boeing 787-9 with registration F-HRBE was performing flight AF692 from Paris CDG. However, its left wing chopped down a lampost while taxing after landing on runway 5L.
According to a statement from the airport officials, the incident took place at 4:20 p.m. on Friday. No one was injured in the incident.
The incident caused damage to the left wing of the 787 which was using Gate C24 that day, as seen in the photos shared on social media.
2023-11-24: Air France Boeing 787-9 (F-HRBE, built 2017) sustained damage to its left wing when it chopped down a lampost while taxing after landing on runway 5L at Raleigh/Durham-Intl AP (KRDU), NC. No one aboard flight #AF692 from Paris-CDG was hurt. NOTE: Air France… pic.twitter.com/OtPCDuxzpn
— JACDEC (@JacdecNew) November 26, 2023
Following the incident, Air France flight 693 from RDU to Paris Charles de Gaulle was canceled that day.
Images via Tony Cervati Photography.