2 passenger planes collide on runway; Wing destroyed
Jakarta: Two passenger planes collided at an airport in the Indonesian city of Medan on Thursday, sources said.
However, the latest incident to hit the country’s beleaguered aviation sector.
A Boeing airplane operated by Lion Air was taxying along the runway after landing at Kualanamu airport on the island of Sumatra when it clipped the wing of a Wings Air craft waiting to depart for Meulaboh in Aceh province, as per sources.
No one was injured in the incident and authorities are investigating the cause of the collision.