• Airbus A340 Ground Collision

  • On 21 August 2008, an Airbus A340-300 on a scheduled passenger flight from Teheran (Iran) to Frankfurt (Germany) collided with a stationary bus with only the driver on board whilst approaching the allocated parking gate in normal daylight visibility. The No 4 engine impacted the bus roof as shown in the photograph below reproduced from the official report. None of the occupants of either the aircraft or the bus were injured.
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