Nairobi - On February 8, two Embraer ERJ190 of Kenya Airways collided at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi.
Both aircraft had no passengers on board at the time of the collision. The incident happened was while the Embraer ERJ190 registered 5Y-KYR was exiting from a maintenance hangar.
The aircraft hit another ERJ190 jet (5Y-FFF) of the airline parked at the tarmac.
Both planes were heavily damaged, as photos posted on social media reveal.
Two Kenya Airways Embraer ERJ-190 aircraft collide on the ground at JKIA.— David Maina Ndung'u🇰🇪 (@ItsDavidMaina) February 9, 2019
Reg 5Y-KYR jumped off chocks while on ground run, crew tried to steer it from hitting hangar walls, hit parked plane Reg 5Y-FFF.
Both aircraft badly damaged, 5Y-KYR will be out of service for a long time. pic.twitter.com/3Mq1mvzU6i