German airport worker crashes van into Angela Merkels plane while attempting to

first_img A GERMAN AIRPORT worker has damaged Chancellor Angela Merkel’s plane after accidentally crashing a van into it during an attempt to take a picture of the aircraft.BBC has quoted German newspaper Der Spiegel, which reports that the van crashed at Dortmund Airport yesterday.According to the report, the woman driving the van became excited after seeing the “Federal Republic of Germany” sign on the plane.It’s understood that she jumped out of the van she was driving in order to get a picture. By Stephen McDermott German airport worker crashes van into Angela Merkel’s plane while attempting to take a picture of it The incident happened at Dortmund Airport yesterday. Share83 Tweet Email1 Short URL 33 Comments Source: SPIEGEL ONLINE/Twitter May 14th 2019, 6:47 PM center_img However, the report adds that the woman forgot to put the handbrake on the van before she exited it, which caused the vehicle to roll into the aircraft’s nose.The German Chancellor was not on or near the aircraft at the time, and was forced to return to Berlin by helicopter while the damage to her plane was assessed. Flughafen Dortmund: Transporter rammt Flieger der Kanzlerin https://t.co/LBUB2ui0tq pic.twitter.com/q22bvnWbog— SPIEGEL ONLINE (@SPIEGELONLINE) May 13, 2019 https://jrnl.ie/4634809 56,198 Views Tuesday 14 May 2019, 6:47 PM Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more