Oman Air plane 'involved in minor incident'
Muscat, September 3, 2013
An Oman Air B737-800 was involved in a minor incident at Zanzibar Airport on September 1, when its wing tip came into contact with that of another aircraft, said a statement.
The incident happened while the plane was taxiing to a stop under the guidance of a ground marshaller, it said.
No passengers, crew or other personnel were at risk during the incident, the airline said.
“Following a careful inspection by engineers, the aircraft was declared serviceable and released by the civil aviation authorities in Zanzibar. It then flew on to Dar Es Salaam four hours and 58 minutes behind schedule, before returning to its home base at Muscat,” the statement said. – TradeArabia News Service