GIAA Confirms Monday “Ground Incident” Between 2 Airplanes


Guam – The Guam International Airport Authority [GIAA] this afternoon confirmed that there was a “ground incident” involving two airplanes early Monday morning.

The airport says that the “ground incident was reported to the FAA District Office in Honolulu. A statement from GIAA happened at 1am Monday. And it involved  Dynamic Airways and Orenair.

The incident occurred on the south ramp at the airport.

The Orenair flight departed at 1pm Monday afternoon, without incident. However  the GIAA statement says that  “Dynamic Air continues with their assessment,” presumably an assessment to their plane.

The statement from the Airport Authority does not explain what happened between the 2 planes. But a reported “ground incident” usually refers to 2 airplanes coming into contact with each other.

The Airport says that an internal review process is ongoing and the statement says that the Airport Authority “wants to ascertain that airport operations were not hampered in any way.”

READ the statement from GIAA below:

The A.B. Won Pat Int’l Airport Authority, Guam confirms that yesterday, August 11, 2014 at approximately 1:00 am, a ground aircraft incident occurred between two airline carriers, Dynamic Airways and Orenair at the south ramp.

Standard protocol requires airport operators to report any airport incident to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Guam International Airport immediately reported the incident to the FAA Airport District Office (ADO) in Honolulu. Although an internal review process is still ongoing, the Airport Authority wants to ascertain that airport operations were not hampered in any way.

Orenair departed at 1:00 pm without incident while Dynamic Air continues with their assessment.