Monday, May 07, 2018

Southwest Airlines, Boeing 737-8H4 (WL), N8655D: Accident occurred May 07, 2018 at Baltimore–Washington International Airport (KBWI), Anne Arundel County, Maryland

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Baltimore, Maryland

Southwest Airlines Company:

NTSB Identification: DCA18CA169 
Scheduled 14 CFR Part 121: Air Carrier operation of SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO
Accident occurred Monday, May 07, 2018 in Baltimore, MD
Aircraft: BOEING 737-8H4, registration: N8655D

NTSB investigators will use data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator, and will not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

Ground vehicle struck Southwest Airlines flight 6263 at the gate.

Date: 07-MAY-18
Time: 00:00:00Z
Regis#: UNK
Aircraft Make: BOEING
Aircraft Model: 737
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: UNKNOWN
Aircraft Missing: No
Flight Phase: TAXI (TXI)
Operation: 121
Flight Number: 6263

LINTHICUM, Md. — A ground vehicle at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport collided with a Southwest Airlines plane on a runway late Sunday night, officials say.

Southwest Flight 6263, arriving in Baltimore from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, was pulling into a gate when a ground vehicle came in contact with the plane, officials say.

Several passengers sent 11 News pictures of the collision before and after getting off the plane.

No one on the plane, or in the truck, was hurt. All 172 passengers were able to get off the plane using airstairs.

Officials are still investigating what caused the collision.

Original article can be found here ➤

WASHINGTON (WJLA) – A pickup truck hit a Southwest Airlines plane coming into Baltimore–Washington International Airport from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, early Monday morning.

A passenger on the flight tells ABC 7 News there were no injuries on the flight.

Southwest Airlines responded to a tweet to a passenger on board before later releasing the following statement:

"Southwest Flight 6263 with scheduled service from Ft. Lauderdale to Baltimore was pulling into the gate at Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) when a ground vehicle came into contact with the aircraft. There are no reported injuries of the 172 passengers."

Passengers were being assisted off the plane.

Original article can be found here ➤