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American Airlines Boeing 737 swept away from jet bridge at DFW: video

Security camera footage captured the moment a parked American Airlines B737 aircraft was swept away from a gate by strong gusts of wind at Dallas-Fort Worth Airport (DFW).

The video clip, which was uploaded to social media platforms, including X (formerly Twitter), shows the aircraft, which appears to be empty, angling to its right until it comes to a stop at a nearly 90 degree angle to its initial position at gate C21. 

🔴 On Tuesday morning, strong winds caused an American Airlines Boeing 737-800 to be moved from its position at the boarding gate at Dallas Fort Worth Airport. #Airways #News

📸: Unkown

— Airways Magazine (@airwaysmagazine) May 28, 2024

The incident occurred in the early morning of May 28, 2024. According to weather reports, powerful wind gusts in the Dallas-Fort Worth area reached over 70 miles per hour and were accompanied by thunder. 

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) reported 77 mph gusts at 5:47am and operations getting affected.

This American Airlines airplane was pushed away from the gate by high winds due to the storm.

Also, a large commercial warehouse along Airport Road has sustained…

— FL360aero (@fl360aero) May 28, 2024

🚨📷🇺🇸#BREAKING: SEVERE STORM WATCH IN DALLAS / FORT WORTH North Texas is experiencing high winds and heavy rains, and gusts over 75 mph were reported. Severe thunderstorms and flash flood warnings. High-water rescues have been reported.

Source: Reuters

— Md.Sakib Ali (@iamsakibali1) May 28, 2024

DFW airport advised passengers with early morning flights to check their flight status due to delays. 

With a strong storm in the area this morning passengers should check their flight status with their airline as delays are likely. Please use caution if traveling to/from the airport this morning with strong winds and rain impacting travel.

— DFW Airport (@DFWAirport) May 28, 2024

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