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Air Europa B737 collides with Condor B757 at Palma De Mallorca airport

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On September 19, 2023, two Boeing airplanes collided on the ground at Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI).

There were no reported injuries despite the two aircraft suffering structural damage when the incident happened at around 9:00 local time.

A Boeing B737-800 from Air Europa was arriving at the terminal when it collided with the rear of a Boeing B757-300 from Condor, which was waiting to taxi off to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and had been departing from Barcelona Airport (BCN).

The left winglet of the Air Europa B737 can be seen stuck beneath the starboard horizontal stabilizer assembly of the Condor B757 in video footage of the incident that was uploaded to social media site X (formerly Twitter).

Passengers on the Condor B757 told the Daily Mail that they heard a loud noise as the B737 braked before the collision, which occurred at a low speed.

The Condor B757 aircraft was able to take off at 10:30 local time for FRA airport, 1 hour and 15 minutes late from its original ETD.

 

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