BOSTON – The FAA is investigating after a Delta aircraft headed to Los Angeles hit one other aircraft when it was leaving the gate at Logan Airport Friday night. Delta stated it was a minor, low-speed collision.
“As a Delta Air Traces Boeing 757 was pushing again from its gate at Boston Logan Worldwide Airport round 7 p.m. native time, its left winglet clipped the horizontal stabilizer of an empty Delta Air Traces Bombardier CRJ-900 that was parked at an adjoining gate,” the FAA stated.
No accidents have been reported.
Footage from passengers on board present harm to the Delta’s winglet.
“For me the loopy factor was after they seen that they hit the opposite aircraft, they have been going to have somebody from upkeep come to test it out to see if it was nonetheless capable of fly,” stated passenger Alyssa Ramirez. “So, they nonetheless stored us on the aircraft and regarded flying the aircraft regardless that one of many wings had a gap in it.”
Air site visitors controllers weren’t dealing with the plane when the collision occurred.
Delta was discovering different flights for all of the passengers on a special airplane and so they apologized for the inconvenience.