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Lufthansa Hit by Rocks while waiting on taxiway, KBOS
« on: April 19, 2013, 09:00:29 PM »
"An American Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N646AA performing flight AA-2289 from Boston,MA to Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA), was departing Boston's runway 22R ahead of a Lufthansa Airbus A340-600 registration D-AIHI after Lufthansa had advised they needed 2 more minutes for departure to read their checklists. While the American got airborne the Lufthansa crew advised they needed to return to the gate reporting a rock off the departing American had smashed their right hand side cockpit window later adding cabin crew reported a number of cabin windows and right hand doors were hit and damaged as well. The Airbus was instructed to taxi onto the runway, taxi down the runway and return to the gate. The American climbed out and is enroute to Dallas.
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