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Two passenger planes on Thursday collided at an airport in Indonesia, airline officials told AFP. The incident happened on the Medan runway when a Boeing airplane operated by Lion Air was taxying at Kualanamu airport and it clipped the wing of a Wings Airplane waiting to depart.

No one was injured in the incident and the cause of the collision is being investigated. Both the aircrafts belong to the Lion Group.

“All passengers are in good condition, no one was injured. Both planes are now at the apron…” Andy Saladin, a spokesman for Lion Air told AFP.

On July 3, six people aboard a small airplane were killed in a crash in Midwest US state of Wisconsin on Saturday. The accident took place at 3:21 am local time near northern Wisconsin city of Phillips. The plane was found near State Highway 111 and US Highway 8 in the town of Harmony.

The plane had left from Chicago and was heading to Canada on a fishing trip.

First Published | 3 August 2017 6:11 PM
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