Air France, Delta Jets Collide On Ground At JFK Airport

An Airbus 380 clipped a smaller plane while taxiing to the runway for takeoff from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Air France, Delta Jets Collide On Ground At JFK AirportAuthorities at John F. Kennedy International Airport are investigating a minor ground collision between two jets.

An Air France Airbus A-380 jumbo jet and a Delta Bombardier CRJ700 commuter aircraft clipped each other on the taxiway at about 8:15 p.m. Monday, April 11, 2011, officials said.

The Federal Aviation Administration said that Air France Flight 7 heading for Paris was taxiing on runway A when its left wingtip struck the tail of Comair Flight 629, which had just arrived from Boston, the AP reported. Comair is a regional airline that operates flights for Delta.

No one was hurt, but both planes suffered some damage, according to a spokesperson for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which operates the airport.

Police detectives are interviewing the pilots of both aircraft.

The Port Authority said that the incident did not disrupt airport operations.

 Air France, Delta Jets Collide On Ground At JFK Airport

 Air France, Delta Jets Collide On Ground At JFK Airport

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