Accident Boeing 777-222 N770UA,
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Date:Wednesday 14 May 1997
Time:11:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 777-222
Owner/operator:United Airlines
Registration: N770UA
MSN: 26925/13
Year of manufacture:1995
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 281
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
An Air Canada Boeing 747-433 (C-GAGM) and a United Airlines Boeing 777-222 (N770UA) suffered a ground collision at London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL).
The B747 suffered minor damage to left winglet. The B777 suffered substantial damage to the right aileron and right wing leading edge slats.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Report number: DCA97WA047
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 25 years and 11 months
Download report: Final report



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