Airbus A320 gets stuck under bridge in transit in China

A Chinese truck driver had to stop to let air out of his tires after getting into a pickle while transporting an Airbus A320 in northern China on October 13, 2019 in Heilongjiang province, according to People’s Daily‘s WeChat news account (Chinese language).

The airplane appeared to be stuck under the Jinhe Bridge in Harbin, which part of the Airport Express toll road, just outside of the Harbin Taiping International Airport. According to local reporters, the driver stopped at about 8 pm while crossing under the bridge to let air out of his tires to ensure the passage.

Photos afterwards showed no noticeable damage to either the plane or the bridge.

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About Mitchell Blatt

Mitchell Blatt is a travel writer, editor, and columnist who has lived and worked in China for six years. He is an author of two guidebooks, Panda Guides Hong Kong and Panda Guides China. He has been published in the USA Today, The Daily Beast, The National Interest, The Korea Times, Roads & Kingdoms, Vagabond Journey, Silkwinds and The World of Chinese, among other outlets. See examples of his published articles at

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