Commercial airliner bumps into another on Minneapolis tarmac

Published 10:28 am Monday, June 20, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS — No one was hurt when one commercial airliner bumped into another on the tarmac at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

Airport spokesman Patrick Hogan says a Spirit Airlines plane was being backed away from the Concourse E gate and ran into a parked United Airlines jetliner around 7 a.m. Sunday.

Hogan says both planes were damaged but no injuries were reported.

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He says the United plane had no crew, airport employees or passengers on board.