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Close Call at Guangzhou Airport as Two Airplanes Collide on Runway

Posted: 11/12/2014 11:15 am

guangzhou airport collisionGuangzhou 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.

guangzhou airport collisionguangzhou airport collisionPhotos: Southern Daily Report

  • Just_Banlas

    And so, being China, of course, the planes stopped on their respective taxiways and didn’t budge an inch. The enraged pilots and copilots leapt from the planes, with the copilots taking copious photos from every possible angle while the pilots shouted loudly at each other in different dialects invoking cursing involving ancestors and animals and backing up traffic all the way the the Pearl River Delta…..

  • Neobooper

    So… they drive planes like they drive cars?

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