Two 777s Hit at New York JFK Today

Last night a plane caught fire when two jets hit in Toronto.

Bad weather, busy backed up airports, perhaps confusion reigns. And today a China Southern and a Kuwait Airways 777 hit with tails striking each other.

Kuwait Airways says it was China Southern’s fault,

Kuwait Airways wishes to acknowledge that one of its aircraft of type B777 reserved for flight 118 (NY-Kuwait) and parked in place at the airport in New York had pranged friction by Chinese Airlines plane which caused by not being able to run for the expedition

The China Southern plane did not have any passengers onboard. Kuwait Airways passengers were offloaded and given hotel nights to wait out the inconvenience.

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  1. At least know the plane was being towed when you write this? It’s not like it’s still breaking news by now.

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