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June 15, 2013

Photos: Wing of TAM Airlines Aircraft Clips Hangar at JFK Airport

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On Saturday at approximately 11:00am EST, the winglet of a TAM Airlines’s A330 (registered PT-MVD) struck Hangar 3 at JFK International Airport while it was being towed to park in front of the hangar.

The winglet of the Airbus became separated from the wing and remained stuck to the outside wall of the Hangar.

Aside from the aircrarft damage and light wall damage, no injuries were reported as a result. The FAA and NTSB have been contacted to investigate.

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