Plane Collision File Number BEA2018-0304 Serious incident, AD Melbourne, on 30 April 2018, AIRBUS - A321, VH-VWQ

Serious incident to the Airbus A321 registered VH-VWQ and operated by Jetstar and to the Boeing 737 registered VH-VZB and operated by Qantas on 29/04/2018 at Melbourne [Investigation led by ATSB / Australia]

Summary

Preliminary data based on the notification from the Australian authorities:

ATC passed traffic information late to the crew of the taxiing Airbus A321 on the taxiing Boeing 737, resulting in both aircraft braking abruptly.