Boeing 777-240(LR) and DHC-8-402 Dash 8, AP-BGY and G-JEDR, 15 February 2007
Boeing 777-240(LR), AP-BGY and DHC-8-402 Dash 8, G-JEDR
A DHC-8-400 had stopped short of the runway, at intersection Holding Position JA1, prior to taking off. A following Boeing 777 was cleared to Holding Position J1, at the beginning of the runway, which involved taxiing beyond JA1. The crew of the B777 were cautioned about the presence of the DHC-8 as they continued towards J1. As the B777 passed behind the DHC-8, its right wingtip struck the DHC-8’s rudder. The B777 suffered minor scratching to its wingtip. The DHC-8’s rudder was damaged and required replacement.
Date of occurrence: 15 February 2007