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Non hull-loss description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Sunday 28 August 2016
Type:Silhouette image of generic A333 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-323
Operator:Asiana Airlines
Registration: HL8258
C/n / msn: 1326
First flight: 2012-06-11 (4 years 3 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney PW4168A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Seoul-Incheon International Airport (ICN) (   South Korea)
Phase: Pushback / towing (PBT)
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Narrative:
An Airbus A330-323 sustained substantial damage to the horizontal stabilizers in a towing accident at Seoul-Incheon International Airport (ICN), South Korea.
The left-hand horizontal stabilizer apparently hit a hangar door causing a distortion of the tail section and damage to the left-hand horizontal stabilizer's leading edge.

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