An incident occurred this evening when a British Airways Boeing 747 operating a flight from O. R. Tambo (Johannesburg)  International Airport to London.

From the looks of it – the plane was sent down a wrong taxiway.

From the age olde question – which would win – a 747 or a building, I think we can safely say which won this round:

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Image via @HarrietTolputt on Twitter – https://twitter.com/HarrietTolputt/statuses/414884728605405184

The flight was operated by G-BNLL, a British Airways Boeing 747-400. No injuries have been reported, with all passengers and crew disembarked safely.

British Airways have confirmed the occurance of the incident on Twitter:

 

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BA Main Account https://twitter.com/British_Airways/statuses/414934094074880000

BA North America: https://twitter.com/BritishAirways/statuses/414934093177303041

It does show how much strength is in that plane though…

HT: @HarrietTolputt on Twitter – https://twitter.com/HarrietTolputt/statuses/414884728605405184

 

Updated with BA Tweet content.


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Posted by Kevin M GhettoIFE | 3 Comments

3 Responses to “BA 747-400 takes on a building – Accident at Johannesburg Airport”

  1. Del says:

    WoW!

  2. Thomas says:

    Guess that was a pretty empty airplane, doesn’t that leave 100 empty seats?

  3. Benji says:

    A few newly unemployed pilots…

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