The incident at Dubai International airport is under investigation
An aircraft collided with a parked Emirates aircraft at Dubai International airport on Tuesday morning, the airline has confirmed.
In a statement, an Emirates spokesperson said, “We can confirm that early this morning (April 14), another airline’s aircraft made contact with a stationary Emirates aircraft at Dubai International airport.
“No one was injured. The incident is under investigation.”
According to the aviation website One Mile at a Time, the airplanes involved were a British Airways Airbus A350-1000 and an Emirates Boeing 777.
British Airways A350K (G-XWBA) and Emirates B773 (A6-EBR) both got stabilizer damage in a ground collision while A350 was pushed-back at Dubai-Intl AP (OMDB). The return flight #BA106 to London was canceled. @airline_kitty https://t.co/W1N9UWHbNp pic.twitter.com/9alSzUP4cB— JACDEC (@JacdecNew) April 14, 2020
Pictures posted on social media purporting to be from the incident show significant damage to the aircraft, particularly to the left horizontal stabilizer of the BA aircraft.