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Taxiing airliner hits another in Atlanta

May 13, 2011 at 12:52 PM   |   Comments

Plane Wing Clips Another at Atlanta's Airport: MyFoxATLANTA.com

ATLANTA, May 13 (UPI) -- A taxiing Delta Airlines plane struck the back of another Delta aircraft in Atlanta but there were no injuries reported, the airline said.

Flight 552 was taxiing at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport Thursday night when it clipped the back of the stationary Flight 552, Delta spokeswoman Betsy Talton told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Passengers were deplaned from both aircraft, which had landed at around the same time, Talton said.

Delta will cooperate with a National Transportation Safety Board investigation, she said.

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