Incident Airbus A330-323 HL7702,
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Date:Tuesday 16 January 2024
Time:c. 17:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A333 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A330-323
Owner/operator:Korean Air Lines
Registration: HL7702
MSN: 428
Year of manufacture:2001
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney PW4168A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 289
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:New Chitose Airport (CTS/RJCC) -   Japan
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Sapporo/New Chitose Airport (CTS/RJCC), Japan
Destination airport:Seoul/Incheon International Airport (ICN/RKSI), South Korea
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Cathay's flight CPA/CX584 from Hong Kong to New Chitose, Japan had landed on New Chitose at 17:01 LT and has arrived at spot 69, with an hour delay due to heavy snow at Sapporo. Korean Air's flight KAL/KE766 from New Chitose, Japan to Seoul/Incheon, South Korea, an A330-323, with scheduled time of departure at 14:00 LT delay due to weather, has departed with more than three hours of delay. While KE766 was pushed back from the spot 70, the towing car slipped and the left winglet of A330 contacted with tail of B777, causing damages to both airplanes. There were no personal injuries, no fire nor no oil leak.
On 4th March, JCAB rated this occurrence as an irregular operation, not a serious incident.

METAR/SPECI reports at New Chitose:
RJCC 160800Z 36003KT 0900 R01L/1500VP2000N R01R/1600VP2000N SHSN VV009 M07/M08 Q1017 RMK A3005=
RJCC 160814Z VRB02KT 1500 R01L/1100VP2000U R01R/1100VP2000U -SHSN FEW006 BKN009 BKN012 M07/M08 Q1017
RMK 1ST006 5ST009 6ST012 A3005=
RJCC 160830Z 02004KT 0700 R01L/P2000N R01R/P2000N SHSN VV006 M07/M08 Q1017 RMK A3005=
RJCC 160834Z 02004KT 0500 R01L/1000VP2000D R01R/1400VP2000D SHSN VV005 M07/M08 Q1017 RMK A3005=
RJCC 160900Z 02003KT 330V050 0700 R01L/1200VP2000D R01R/1100VP2000D SHSN VV006 M07/M08 Q1018
RMK A3007=


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

30 October 2022 HL7702 Korean Air 0 near Seoul unk


Revision history:

16-Jan-2024 12:38 isamuel Added
16-Jan-2024 15:29 isamuel Updated [Source, Narrative]
17-Jan-2024 06:20 RobertMB Updated [Cn, Location, Narrative]
17-Jan-2024 06:20 RobertMB Updated [[Cn, Location, Narrative]]
17-Jan-2024 06:20 RobertMB Updated [[[Cn, Location, Narrative]]]
08-Mar-2024 12:08 isamuel Updated [Source, Narrative]

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