Incident Boeing 737-8LJ (WL) RA-73098, Thursday 21 September 2023
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Date:Thursday 21 September 2023
Time:21:44 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-8LJ (WL)
Owner/operator:Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Registration: RA-73098
MSN: 41225/6086
Year of manufacture:2016
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Moscow-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE) -   Russia
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE)
Destination airport:Istanbul Airport (IST/LTFM)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The Boeing 737-800 was struck by a ground vehicle that was reversing. The vehicle collided with the fuselage between the wing and the rear cargo door. This resulted in a triangular hole in the fuselage measuring approximately 18 cm vertically.
The aircraft was being prepared for flight SU2138 to Istanbul.


Revision history:

23-Sep-2023 13:53 harro Added
23-Sep-2023 13:54 harro Updated

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