A Cargolux Boeing 747-400 freighter, on a flight from Barcelona to Luxembourg, was cleared to land on Luxembourg’s runway 24 in low visibility due to fog when one of the tires of the giant plane impacted the roof of a van parked on the runway at 12:53 Local time. The airplane landed safely, the driver of the van escaped with just a shock, the van received substantial damage, the airplane suffered damage to the tire.
Preliminary results of the investigations into the incident were released on Saturday stating that the van had been cleared to enter the runway to perform maintenance work. At that time the Cargolux jetliner had not yet begun its approach.
Lead Image Source: Boeing…. Story from the Aviation Herald.