JetBlue plane clips wingtip of Southwest jet at LaGuardia Airport in New York City, FAA says

NEW YORK (WABC) — A jet suffered wingtip damage after another plane hit it at LaGuardia Airport Sunday morning, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

Officials say a JetBlue plane clipped the right wingtip of a Southwest jet as it pushed back from a gate around 9:40 a.m.

There were only passengers on the JetBlue flight and no injuries, the agency said.

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Southwest said the aircraft involved is now out of service to “make necessary repairs.”

JetBlue did not immediately respond to a request for comment.


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