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

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

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.”

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.