Ryanair 2 planes scrape each other at Dublin airport

Reports say the winglet of one aircraft clipped the tail fin of the other as they were taxiing to the runway.

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2 Ryanair planes scraped each other at the runway in Dublin airport earlier today, BBC reports.

Reports say the winglet of one aircraft clipped the tail fin of the other as they were taxiing to the runway. No one was however injured and delays were expected to some departures.

The airline has since apologised to customers, saying in a statement:

"Two of our aircraft were taxiing slowly to the runway at Dublin Airport this morning. The winglet of one aircraft appears to have scraped the tail fin of the other. Both aircraft were under the instruction of Dublin Airport Air Traffic Control at the time. Customers were bussed and boarded two replacement aircraft, which departed to Edinburgh and Zadar. Ryanair apologised sincerely to customers for any inconvenience caused"

The planes were due to fly to Edinburgh and Zadar at the time of the incident.

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