Sensing A Pattern: United Airlines Planes Clip Wings At Dulles International Airport

Pilots need to pay attention when they’re taxiing around the airport. Just a week after two US Airways planes clipped wings at Reagan Airport, two United Airlines planes decided to snuggle up at Dulles International Airport.

Two United Airlines planes were being inspected Sunday night after their wings touched at Dulles International Airport outside Washington. Officials say there are no reports of injuries.

Rob Yingling, a spokesman for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, says a Boeing 737 and a smaller Embraer aircraft were preparing for departure Sunday evening when their wings touched. They were on the taxiway

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