Planes Collide On Tarmac Causing Flight Delays For Delta And American Airlines

Two flights from two different airlines collided Tuesday evening on the tarmac at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport. The carriers told International Business Times in respective statements that the incident occurred after a Delta Air Lines plane struck an American Airlines plane Tuesday evening.

American Airlines Flight 290 to Dublin was reportedly stationary on the tarmac and awaiting departure clearance when the wing of Delta Air Lines Flight 2503 to Seattle came into contact with the tail of the other plane. The Delta Air Lines plane was attempting to maneuver around the other aircraft at the time of the collision, Forbes reported Wednesday.

“While on taxi, the wing of flight 2503 came in contact with the tail of another aircraft,” Delta Air Lines told IBT Wednesday. “The flight returned to the gate and passengers deplaned normally. We’re sorry for the inconvenience to…

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