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Ground collision at "Ben Gurion": no injured passengers

Two Boeing airplanes involved - VIDEO

A Germania Boeing 737/700 (registration: D-ABLB) was involved in a ground collision accident with an El Al Boeing 767/00ER (registration: 4X-EAK) at "Ben Gurion" airport at 6:20 am this morning (local time). While leaving the apron to proceed with the taking-off, the German aircraft's tail fin impacted the right hand horizontal stabilizer of the El Al plane.

The passengers have not been injured in the crash. They have been evacuated from the aircraft by escape exits and brought back to the airport terminal. The ST4915 and LY385 flights, headed for Berlin and Rome respectively, have been cancelled and an investigation was opened into incident.

Below, the video related to the incident:

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