UNBELIEVABLE! Plane rolls backwards into building

2014-06-06 10:32
Rome – Remember at the end of last year, a British Airways plane veered off the runway at OR Tambo International Airport and clipped one of the buildings.  

That was pretty embarrassing, right?

Well, not as embarrassing as a plane rolling BACKWARDS into a building.

Huffington Post reports that this is exactly what happened to a Ryanair plane earlier this week when it gently bashed into a fire station at Rome’s Ciampino Airport.  

According to an eye-witness, it was surreal to watch the 40-metre roll, which left the Boeing 737 with a broken tail wing and thousands of dollars in damage.  

Officials say that the plane was not properly secured to the tarmac and that passengers had fortunately already disembarked, so nobody was injured. 

WCARN.com tweeted a picture of the damaged aircraft:

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