Thai Airways International
is investigating an incident involving THAI's Airbus 330-300 aircraft, flight TG602, on the route Bangkok - Hong Kong at 19.50 hours on 19 April 2005.
to takeoff at Bangkok International Airport, the pilot-in-command realized that there was irregularity regarding the right wing and therefore had a technician conduct an investigation. It was concluded that the wingtip of the right wing
had fallen off, whereby at the same time the company's operations center reported that an aircraft part was found on the wing of Singapore Airlines' aircraft flight SQ068
that was parked at Parking Bay 52 whereby the aileron on the left wing had been torn
a certain length.
the irregularity was discovered, the pilot-in-command requested a change of aircraft. During that time, 183 passengers were in transit
in the international terminal, with flight departing Bangkok at 23.15 hours,
arriving in Hong Kong at 03.52 hours (local time).
airline concluded that there may have been 2 causes of the incident, as
1. Whether or not Singapore Airlines' aircraft was parked in the right position 2. Whether or not THAI's aircraft reversed in the right route
THAI has set up a committee to investigate
the causes of the incident.
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