Chinese Cargo 747 Suffers Engine Damage at Chicago-O’Hare Intl (KORD), IL.
Simply, sliding off the taxiway caused this incident.
China Airlines Cargo Boeing 747-400F (registered. B-18715) sustained damage to its engine #2 when it collided with a baggage cart while taxiing at Chicago-O’Hare Intl (KORD), IL.
A China Airlines Boeing 747-400F sustained damage to its engine number 2 following a crash into a baggage cart while taxiing Friday morning at Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD). According to the Chicago Department of Aviation, there were no injuries related to the incident that happened around 06:30. According to the sources, This incident originated from taxiing faster than expected on the snow-covered taxiway.
According to local reports, the aircraft involved in the incident was a Boeing 747-400F, registration B-18715. The jumbo aircraft sustained damage to its engine number 2 after colliding with a baggage cart while taxiing at O’Hare. As shown in images and Video footage posted on social media, the damage to the engine was extensive.
The Boeing 747-400F had landed after operating flight CI5240 between Taipei and Chicago via Anchorage. According to data shown by Radarbox.com, the flight departed from Taipei at 10:30 local time on January 27, 2022. It first landed in Anchorage at 22:25 before leaving again towards Chicago, where the incident occurred.
Since the incident, the aircraft has been on the ground.
We’ll keep you updated if that changes.