Photo of the Week – A340 Takeoff from Saint Maarten

Photo of the Week – A340 Takeoff from Saint Maarten

This weeks Photo of the Week is this stunning shot of the daily Air France Airbus A340 taking off from Saint Maarten SXM. Photo (c) ...
Airbus A350 XWB Route Proving to Hong Kong and Singapore

Airbus A350 XWB Route Proving to Hong Kong and Singapore

Airbus’ MSN005 developmental A350 XWB travelled to Asia on the second trip of its global route-proving tour to demonstrate the aircraft’s readiness for airline operations. ...

Video – Air France Airbus A380 Hits Comair Plane at JFK

Last night Air France flight AF007, an Airbus A380-861 (F-HPDJ) struck Comair (Delta Connection) flight 553, a Bombardier CRJ 700 (N641CA) at New York JFK International Airport. During taxi the French Airbus A380′s left wing struck the tail of the Comair Bombardier and spun it nearly 90-degrees. Fortunately nobody was injured. The Comair plane with 62 passengers has been immediately evacuated.

The collision ripped off the wingtip fence of the Air France A380, damage to the Comair Bombardier CRJ tail section needs to be determined. According to early reports it seems like the Comair plane was hanging over the taxiway.

Video of Air France A380 colliding with Delta Connection (Comair) Bombardier Regional Jet

ATC Recording Released by AP

Full ATC conversation of AFR 7 Super vs. Comair 553 at KJFK at Liveatc.net: http://www.liveatc.net/recordings.php

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