INCIDENT Aerolineas Argentinas Airbus A340-300 was damaged by the boom of fire engine during water salute in honor of a pilot retirement
Aerolineas Argentinas plane received winglet damage when it struck the boom of a water spraying fire engine. The water salute of the Airbus A340-300 (reg. LV-FPU) was in honor of a pilot retirement. The aircraft was it taxiing after landing at Buenos Aires-Ezeiza Intl AP (SAEZ), Argentina on flight on flight #AR1133 from Madrid.