At Chicago-O’Hare International Airport (ORD), a Qatar Airways Cargo Boeing 777-200F collided with a light post, severely damaging both of its wings.
On August 5, 2022, the incident happened as the plane with the registration A7-BFH was flying flight QR8141 from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) to Chicago. The aircraft’s right wing collided with the pole as it was taxiing after touching down on runway 10C.
Qatar Airways representative informed
“Qatar Airways can confirm that a cargo aircraft, QR8141, operating from Atlanta to Chicago, came into touch with a light post while taxiing at Chicago O’Hare and received some wing damage.”
We can confirm that no crew members were hurt, and the event is currently being investigated.
A photograph posted on social media demonstrated how the pole sunk deep into the leading edge of the wing.
Boeing 777F Cargo
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The range capability of the 777F provides significant savings for cargo operators. It enables them to take advantage of fewer stops and associated landing fees, less congestion at transfer hubs, lower cargo handling costs, and shorter cargo delivery times. The new freighter also integrates smoothly with existing cargo operations and facilitates interlining with 747 freighter fleets.
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