- The jets collided on the tarmac while passengers were in both planes
- One was headed to Las Vegas, while the other was headed to Orlando
- The FAA confirmed that the crash occurred at 6:40 a.m. at the Boston airport
Two JetBlue planes collided on a runway at Boston’s Logan Airport on Thursday.
The jets collided on the tarmac while passengers were in both planes. One plane sustained damage to its wing, images obtained by Boston 25 revealed.
The incident on Thursday took place after the planes pulled away from the gate at around 06:40. The FAA confirmed that one of the plane’s “left wing” struck the “right horizontal stabilizer” of the other passenger jet.
One plane was heading to Las Vegas, while the other was heading to Orlando when they collided.
The Federal Aviation Administration: ‘JetBlue Flight 777, an Airbus A321neo’s left wing struck the right horizontal stabilizer of JetBlue Flight 551, an Airbus A321, at approximately 6:40 am. local time on Thursday, February 8, hit while on the thawing block at Boston. Logan International Airport. The FAA will investigate.’