Tip of Delta plane clips American plane at JFK Airport

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

JAMAICA, Queens (WABC) -- The wingtip of a Delta Airlines plane came in contact with an American Airlines plane at JFK Airport Tuesday evening.

The incident happened at about 7:10 p.m., according to the Port Authority.

American Airlines flight 290, a Boeing 757 which was waiting for clearance to depart for Dublin, Ireland, was stationary at the time.

No passengers or crew members were injured.

Both flights were delayed for a few hours.