NTSB Identification: DCA97WA047B
Accident occurred Wednesday, May 14, 1997 in LONDON, United Kingdom
Aircraft: Boeing B777, registration: N770UA
Injuries: 573 Uninjured.
This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.
On May 14, 1997 at 1215 British Standard Time, a Boeing 747, registered to Air Canada as C-GAGM, and a Boeing 777, registered to United Airlines as N770UA, collided on a taxiway at London Heathrow International Airport, London, England. Minor damage occurred to the left wingtip of the B747 and substantial damage occurred to the right wingtip of the B777. None of the 292 people on the B747 or the 281 people on the B777 were injured. The accident is being investigated by the British Air Accidents Investigation Board, Farnborough, England.
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