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THAI clarifies incident concerning flgiht TG 943 routed Madrid - Rome

Search ASIA Travel Tips .com Tuesday, 18 July 2006

On Saturday 15 July 2006, at 11.45 hours (local time) Thai Airways International's flight TG943, utilizing Boeing 747-400 aircraft, scheduled to depart Madrid to Rome, was taxiing on the runway at Madrid airport and collided with a wing of Air Frances parked Fokker aircraft. As a result of this collision, the tip of the right wing of THAIs aircraft was damaged.

Repair of the damage has already been completed by THAIs technical department and the aircraft is now back in normal operation.

The flight was carrying the total of 240 passengers on board. There has been no report of any injuries in the incident. Hotel accommodation were provided for some passengers, while alternatives flights were arranged for other passengers.

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