Here’s a Video Of A Van Crashing Into A Plane In Hong Kong

There is no plot twist, the van loses, plain and simple.

Wikipedia describes accidents as an undesirable, incidental and unplanned event that could have been prevented had circumstances leading up to the accident been recognized, but how hard is to spot an airplane that’s about to take off?

This video captured the driver of service a van colliding with a Dragonair KA961 at the Hong Kong International Airport. By the looks of it, the man seems completely oblivious of the impending danger as he charged for the plane’s fuselage, but he immediately steered into its left engine at one point.

After the impact, the vehicle was dragged several meters on the tarmac, as South China Morning Post reports, leaving the driver trapped in the vehicles with head injuries.

“The driver who was trapped on board the light goods vehicle was rescued. He was injured in the head and shoulder and taken conscious to North Lantau Hospital for treatment”, said a police spokesperson.

It appears that the crew’s plane (which was carrying 300 passengers) weren’t at fault, and Dragonair said that arrangements were made for another aircraft to operate the flight after the passengers were disembarked.

An investigation will be carried to find out if the driver was under the influence of a substance, or had a medical issue. In any case, what just happened is…plain wrong.

H/T to Jalopnik!


Houston we’ve got a problem… This is your captain speaking, if you look out your left window you can see there is an car stuck in our number one engine…😱 マレーシア行き便で香港空港で乗り継ぎが 左のエンジンに車が突っ込んで大騒ぎなう #CNNiReportA video posted by Toshiro Kobayasi (@toshiro_is_here) on Sep 8, 2016 at 2:29am PDT

Should You Want A 2019 Jeep Compass In Your Life? (Spoiler Alert: No)

Despite looking good, the Compass has some glaring faults, such as an underpowered engine and sluggish auto gearbox.

New Kia Seltos SUV Filmed In The U.S. But Local Launch Remains Uncertain

Kia will sell the Seltos in overseas markets with two different petrol engines and one diesel.

33k Mile Honda Accord Wagon Is A Time Capsule From The 1990s

Powering the 1991 Honda Accord Wagon in question is a 2.2-liter four-cylinder.

Chevrolet Axes Malibu Hybrid For 2020 Due To Slow Sales

Chevrolet’s mid-size sedan is left with just two engine options for the 2020MY.

Driver And Passenger Mistake Tesla Model 3 For Their…Hyundai

From a distance, we suppose a white Hyundai and a Tesla Model 3 could look similar….

This Funky 2021 Hyundai Tucson Render Is Actually Based On Real Prototypes We’ve Seen

Based on real-world spy shots, this rendering tries to blow the cover off the new-gen Tucson.

Driven: 2019 Peugeot 508 Fastback Bets On Style And Tech To Win You Over

Peugeot’s latest and greatest mid-size sedan is well balanced and, while not perfect, manages to distinguish itself from its rivals.

Toyota Gears Up For Next-Generation Tundra Production With $391 Million Investment Into Truck Plant

The redesigned Tundra is expected to be introduced next year as a 2021 model.

2020 Fiat 124 Spider Updated With Scorpion Decals And… That’s About It

Mind you, the “Scorpion Sting” Appearance Group is only available for the 2020 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth.

2021 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer Grows Up, Adopts SUV Styling Cues

The 2021 2 Series Active Tourer needs to grow as BMW won’t offer a direct successor to the Gran Tourer.