US Planes collide on tarmac at New York City's JFK Airport

00:41  07 january  2018
00:41  07 january  2018 Source:   CBS News

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Two planes have collided on the tarmac at new york ' s john f . kennedy international airport early on saturday morning. An air india plane collided with a jetblue plane early saturday morning on the tarmac of jfk airport , a port authority spokesman said.

Both planes are Boeing 777 s . Kuwait Airways said on Twitter that Flight 118 from New York to Kuwait was struck by the Chinese plane as it was parked before takeoff. "@ JFKairport 3 hours on the tarmac waiting for a gate tonight. Pilot saying airport control is "chaotic".

An image posted to the Port Authority Police Benevolent Association's Twitter account shows the scene after two planes clipped each other at New York's JFK Airport.: ds2-pwqu0aysmnh.jpg © Port Authority Police Benevolent Association/Twitter ds2-pwqu0aysmnh.jpg

NEW YORK -- It was a rough morning at New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport Saturday, after two planes clipped one another and passengers nearby complained of extensive delays and seemingly endless taxiing in the wake of this week's winter blast, CBS New York reports.

The Port Authority Police Benevolent Association said the right wing tip of a China Southern aircraft struck the tail end of a Kuwait Airways plane, causing damage to both aircrafts near Terminal 4 around midnight.

Officials said passengers aboard the Kuwait Airways aircraft were deplaned without incident. The China Southern 777 had no passengers on board at the time of the collision, according to the Port Authority.

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Two airplanes collided on the tarmac at John F . Kennedy Airport early Saturday morning amid rampant delays caused by a powerful Northeast winter storm. Officials told NBC News New York that a China Southern aircraft' s right wing grazed the tail of a Kuwait Airways vessel, damaging both planes .

Two passenger jets collided at John F . Kennedy Airport early Saturday, officials said. JFK Chaos: People Stuck All Night on Planes , Delays Mounting. The airline said it was working with authorities in New York to investigate.

Meanwhile, passengers at JFK unleashed fury on social media, some claiming they had been stranded for up to 20 hours without answers. Passengers posted videos and pictures of people standing and sitting in front of airline ticket counters demanding answers Saturday morning.

"Everyone video this, because we need answers," one woman said, directing her fellow passengers in front of a ticket terminal. Others tweeted that their flight landed "hours ago" but they were still stuck on board in the dark without food or water.

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