Spirit Airlines Plane Clips Parked Jet at Fort Lauderdale Airport

No one injured when plane clips jet while taxiing

Tuesday, Jan 1, 2013  |  Updated 11:22 AM EDT
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Two planes were damaged when a Spirit Airlines aircraft clipped a parked US Airways jet at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Monday night, authorities said.

The incident happened shortly before 10 p.m. when the wing of the Spirit Airlines Airbus A-320 clipped the tail section of the US Airways Airbus A-320 while it was taxiing in, Broward Sheriff's Office spokesman Mike Jachles said.

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The US Airways plane, which was in a remote parking area, sustained a gash in its tail section, Jachles said. The Spirit plane's left wing was also damaged.

No one was injured and there was no fuel leak.

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