Ryanair aircraft clip wings at Dublin airport

Ryanair aircraft clip wings at Dublin airport

Passengers escaped unhurt when two Ryanair aircraft clipped wings at Dublin airport this morning.

A spokesman for the airport said the incident happened on a taxiway area.

Emergency services attended as is standard procedure.

The airport tweeted: “No injuries on the two aircraft which clipped each other on a taxiway this am.

“Passengers in process of being taken off the aircraft.”

There were delays to some departures as a result of the incident.

Ryanair said: “Two of our aircraft were taxiing slowly to the runway at Dublin Airport this morning. The winglet of one aircraft appears to have scraped the tail fin of the other.

"Both aircraft were under the instruction of Dublin airport air traffic control at the time.

“Customers have been bussed back to the terminal and will board replacement aircraft to continue their journeys to Edinburgh and Zadar.

“Ryanair apologises sincerely to customers for any inconvenience caused.”


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