An Aeroflot Airbus A330-300 has been damaged after a Royal Flight Boeing 777-300ER clipped its wing.
The A330 involved, registered VQ-BMY, was scheduled to operate flight SU202 from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Beijing on the 3rd of September.
Upon impact, the A330 received damage to its outer wing, aileron and winglet.
Registered VP-BKG, the damage to the Boeing 777-300ER is not yet clear, however photos show that damage to the upper wing surface is to be expected.
A passenger caught the aftermath of the collision on video, providing an additional perspective to the situation:
🇷🇺 Un Airbus A330-300 d’Aeroflot en partance pour Pékin a été sérieusement endommagé lors d’une collision au sol à Moscou-Sheremetyev.— air plus news (@airplusnews) September 3, 2019
Un Boeing 777-300 de Royal Flight a percuté l’Airbus lors de son push-back.
Via @luchtvaartvk pic.twitter.com/s9ydkn16sZ
FlightGlobal states the 777 was being towed when it collided with the departing 2012 built A330.
On-board the Aeroflot A330 were 229 people, who sustained no injuries during the incident, the passengers were removed and placed onto a replacement aircraft.