2 planes about to take off clip at Newark airport
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Two airplanes taxiing while preparing for takeoff at Newark Liberty International Airport on Wednesday night clipped each other, authorities said.
No one was injured when the planes touched around 7:30 p.m. at one of the nation's busiest airports, Federal Aviation Administration officials said.
A Scandinavian Airlines plane's left wing clipped the tail of a United Airlines plane while they were on a taxiway.
The ExpressJet plane was towed back to the gate, and the Scandinavian Airlines plane taxied back to the gate, where passengers disembarked, New York's WNBC-TV reported.