Jets collide in Miami: All passengers safe after incident (Video)

By on Jan 19, 2013 in Lifestyle, Travel, United States Comments

Two jets collide in Miami International Airport‘s concourse J and H on Thursday night, January 17, 2013. The jets involved in the collision include an Aerolineas Argentinas Airbus and an Air France 777-300 plane.


Jets collide in Miami
Miami International Airport
Image Credit: Book 2 Park

Airport spokesman Marc Henderson said that one of the plane suffered a damaged wingtip while the other had a tail section problem. Henderson explained that rescue workers were quickly dispatched around the two planes. Incoming passengers were able to get out of the plane using the airport gate.

Reports say that there were 240 passengers on board an incoming Aerolineas Argentinas Airbus and 340 passengers inside the Paris-bound Air France 777-300 when the incident occurred.

Air France passengers were asked to get their luggages back and waited for a rescheduled flight.

Airport officials say that there were no reported injuries relative to the incident.

Authorities are now conducting an investigation on the incident that caused inconvenience to the passengers.



Two jets collide at the runway of the Miami International Airport.
Video Credit: CBS Miami



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