Accident de l'Airbus A330 immatriculé G-VRAY et exploité par Virgin Atlantic et du Boeing 777 immatriculé SU-GDL et exploité par Egypt Air survenu le 26/11/2017 à New York [Enquête menée par NTSB / Etats-Unis]

Données préliminaires issues de la notification des autorités des Etats-Unis :

On November 27, 2017, about 1945 EST, an Egypt Air B777, registration SU-GDL, operating as flight 986 (JFK to Cairo); and a Virgin Atlantic A330, registration G-VRAY, operating as flight 4C (JFK to LHR); had a ground collision at JFK. Preliminary indications are that the flight crew of Virgin Atlantic A330 while taxiing for takeoff on runway 4 at JFK, had received an ECAM message and had stopped in the holding area to diagnose the problem prior to takeoff. As the Egypt Air B777 taxied past, both airplane wings made contact.