Close Call at Guangzhou Airport as Two Airplanes Collide on RunwayPosted: 11/12/2014 11:15 am
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport was the scene of a close call yesterday when two planes collided on the runway. While neither plane sustained significant damage, one of them lost part of its wing, reported Southern Daily Report.
It started when a China Southern Airlines jet was landing. As it was taxiing along the runway, it hit a China Eastern airliner which had come to a stop.
No one was hurt in the incident, although people on board say it was quite tense for a while. The cause of the collision remains unknown, and is being investigated by airport authorities.
Photos: Southern Daily Report