Quick thinking prevents Hohot plane accident

Jiang Xiao China Plus Published: 2017-07-14 18:45:34
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[Video source: thepaper.cn]

Moments from disaster, a member of airport ground staff at Hohot’s Baita International Airport in Inner Mongolia, rushes stop a plane rolling back off the apron.

According to an official statement from the airport, a wheel block had been mistakenly removed from behind the aircraft’s wheel, allowing the plane to roll back on its own. 

Luckily, no one was injured, and the incident did not affect airport operations.     

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