Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Ryanair planes got into a fender bender at Dublin Airport


LONDON — Two Ryanair planes clipped each other at Dublin Airport on Wednesday in the third incident of its kind in less than a year.

A Ryanair plane bound for Edinburgh and another heading to Zadar, a city in Croatia, brushed up against one another while taxiing on the runway.

The low-cost airline played down the incident in a statement.

Two of our aircraft were taxiing slowly to the runway at Dublin Airport this morning. The winglet of one aircraft appears to have scraped the tail fin of the other. Both aircraft were under the instruction of Dublin Airport Air Traffic Control at the time. Customers were bussed and boarded two replacement aircraft, which departed to Edinburgh and Zadar. Ryanair apologised sincerely to customers for any inconvenience caused. Read more...

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