Saudia airplane hit by a fuel truck in Madinah

Incident occurs a day after an Emirates plane was hit by a truck.
NEWS, Aviation


By: Ruchi Shroff

A fuel truck crashed into a Saudia 747 preparing for takeoff at the Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madinah on March 21, the Saudi Gazette has reported.

The damaged plane was replaced and the scheduled flight to Istanbul took off after a five hour delay.

A full investigation into the matter will reportedly be submitted to the Civil Aviation Authority and the damaged plane is still grounded.

The incident occured a day after a fuel tanker drove into an Emirates airplane in Lusaka. Read that story here

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