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Thu, Oct 25, 2007

Things That Go Bump On The Ramp...

United 767s Touch Wingtips At ORD

Big planes... small gates. About 380 passengers found their travel plans altered Wednesday when two 767s brushed wingtips after being pushed back from adjacent gates at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.

United spokeswoman Megan McCarthy told WBBM-780 there were no injuries onboard either plane. The planes were had just been pushed back from side-by-side gates, when one moved forward and struck the wingtip of the second just past 1530 CDT Wednesday.

United 950, heading to Dulles, had 136 passengers and 12 crew onboard; Flight 909 to Denver carried 244 passengers and 12 crew.

Both aircraft returned (we imagine carefully) to the gates, where passengers were deplaned and, with some effort, put on other flights.

IDENTIFICATION
  Regis#: UAL950        Make/Model: B767      Description: B-767
  Date: 10/24/2007     Time: 2000

  Event Type: Incident   Highest Injury: None     Mid Air: N    Missing: N
  Damage: Minor

LOCATION
  City: CHICAGO   State: IL   Country: US

DESCRIPTION
  UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT 950, A BOEING 767 AIRCRAFT, AND UNITED AIRLINES
  FLIGHT 909, A BOEING 767 AIRCRAFT,  BRUSHED WINGTIPS IN A NON-MOVEMENT
  AREA, NO INJURIES REPORTED, DAMAGE TO BOTH AIRCRAFT REPORTED AS MINOR,
  CHICAGO, IL

INJURY DATA      Total Fatal:   0
                 # Crew:   0     Fat:   0     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   
                 # Pass:   0     Fat:   0     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   
                 # Grnd:         Fat:   0     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   

WEATHER: 04016G21KT 10SM FEW037 11/02

OTHER DATA
  Activity: Business      Phase: Taxi      Operation: Air Carrier


  FAA FSDO: WEST CHICAGO, IL  (GL03)              Entry date: 10/25/2007

FMI: www.united.com, www.faa.gov

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