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ALERT Tip wing of Air Baltic Dash8 was hit by air bridge at Riga Airport, Latvia

A plane from the Latvian national airline Air Baltic was hit by an air bridge Riga International Airport.

The Bombardier Dash8 Q400 (reg. LY-BBT) flight #BT360 from Turku Airport (Finland) landed at Riga International Airport on Friday at around 6:25 local time. Passengers were disembarked when the plane was hit by an air bridge while it was towed to the parking.

The aircraft was then sent for maintenance. The company’s technicians will examine the damage in order to estimate the time of the repairs.

An investigation was also initiated to determine the responsibilities of this incident.

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