Published: Tue, November 28, 2017
Money | By Armando Alvarado

Planes' wings clip each other at JFK in NY

Planes' wings clip each other at JFK in NY

It was a close call for passengers and crew aboard two large planes at John F. Kennedy Airport in NY on Monday night. Flying to London is the Airbus A333 of Virgin Atlantic touched his right wing plane Boeing 777 company EgyptAir ready to be shipped to Cairo.

There were no reported injuries. The Egypt Air plane returned to the terminal area unassisted.

A spokesman for Virgin said: 'Our VS4 flight from NY to London Heathrow sustained damage to the wingtip whilst taxing to the runway at JFK airport on November 27.

She wrote: "Was about to fly to London on Virgin Flight VS0004 out of JFK - during taxi to the runway we collided with an aircraft taxiing next to us clipping our left wing".

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VS4: "We can confirm he has hit the left hand wing for the Virgin".

The spokesperson added the passengers and crew disembarked normally and the majority has since been re-accommodated. "We'd like to apologise to customers for the inconvenience caused by this".

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