NEW JERSEY - Two United Airlines planes clipped wings at a gate at Newark Liberty International Airport on Friday morning.
The airline says that one plane, which didn't have any passengers onboard, clipped the other plane's wing while parking at gate C 125 next to the plane at C 126.
There were passengers on the plane that was hit. They were getting ready for departure when the incident took place.
2 United Airlines plane hit at Newark Liberty International Airport on Friday.
The airline got everyone off the plane safely and there were no injuries.
The passengers were being booked onto rescheduled flights on different planes.
Port Authority Fire Department personnel examine the damaged wing.
Images from the scene showed the tip of the wing of the occupied plane was ripped off. It was unclear from the images if the other plane had damage.
The Port Authority's Airport Rescue and Firefighting crews eventually were able to remove the tip of the damaged wing. They carried it away from the plane as part of the investigation.
Port Authority Fire Department personnel eventually removed and took away part of the damaged wing.