American Airlines Flight Canceled After Plane’s Door Falls Off

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July 11. An American Airlines plane had its door ripped off by the jet bridge prior to the flight.

The incident happened on Sunday, July 9.

The plane was a Boeing Dreamliner 787 that was scheduled to fly from Dublin, Ireland to Philadelphia but it was of course canceled following the mishap.

Photographs on social media show that the door was completely torn off and was lying on the tarmac.

«An American Airlines aircraft was damaged due to a jetbridge malfunction at Dublin Airport (DUB). No customers or crew were on board at the time and there were no reported injuries,» said a spokesperson for the airline. «We sent a replacement aircraft to operate the affected flight which is now expected to depart (Sunday) afternoon. We apologize to our customers for the inconvenience and thank our team for their professionalism.»

Source: Travel Pulse

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