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Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) MD-87 plane crash
Milan, Italy

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) MD-87 plane crash - Milan, Italy

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Milan, Italy The Scandinavian MD-87 was on a passenger flight from Milan (Italy) to Copenhagen (Denmark). It was cleared to taxi to Runway 36R (Linate Airport, Milan) for departure. At approximately the same time, a German Cessna Citation II business jet, was cleared to taxi from the General Aviation ramp via taxiway Romeo 5. The Citation mistakenly entered taxiway Romeo 6, entered runway 36R, and at that point was impacted by the Scandinavian MD-87, which had been cleared for takeoff. Both aircraft broke up, skidded to the right of the active runway, and impacted an airport baggage hangar, which partially collapsed. Weather at the time of the accident was reported as "heavy fog" with a Runway 36R RVR (Runway Visual Range) of 225 meters.

118 passengers and crew members perished in the Scandinavian MD-87, and 4 people were killed in the Citation.

Milan, Italy
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