St. Louis-Bound Plane Clips Wings With Another In Detroit

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DETROIT (KTVI)-A plane bound for St. Louis was one of two Southwest Airlines jets that clipped wings Saturday morning at Detroit Metro Airport.  According to the airline, the planes were backing out of adjacent gates when they collided. The planes went back to their gates and passengers were taken off.  No one was injured.

The two flights affected were Flight #2005 from Detroit to St. Louis and Flight #3660 from Detroit to Denver.

In a statement, Southwest Airlines said, “Initial inspections indicate neither aircraft sustained substantial damage, however each has been removed from service for further inspection and appropriate repair. Southwest is accommodating our customers on other flights out of Detroit.”