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2 JetBlue planes collide on the tarmac at Logan Airport in Boston

Two JetBlue Airways planes collided on the runway at Boston Logan International Airport early Thursday morning, damaging both planes but causing no injuries.

JetBlue Flight 777 was entering a deicing strip before departing for Las Vegas when its left wing struck the right horizontal stabilizer on the tail of JetBlue Flight 551, which was on an adjacent deicing pad en route to Orlando, The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement.

The crash occurred at 6:40 a.m., the FAA said, adding that the agency will conduct an investigation. No passengers or crew members were injured, JetBlue said in a statement.

“Safety is JetBlue’s top priority, and we will work to determine how and why this incident occurred,” the company said.

Casey Cunningham was on vacation in Orlando with her mother when the plane she was on was hit.

“The plane shakes a little bit, we definitely feel the plane moving,” Ms. Cunningham said in an interview. “The captain comes over the intercom and says, ‘We felt it, just so you all know.’

The captain, she said, explained “that another plane that was going for de-icing came into contact with ours”. After that, she praised the crew of her flight on social networks for good communication with passengers.

All passengers were transferred to new planes, JetBlue said, and both flights took off shortly after the incident, according to flight tracking data.

The previous month, an American Airlines plane crossed the runway in front of an oncoming Delta Air Lines plane at New York’s Kennedy International Airport, narrowly avoiding a collision.

Last year, the FAA gave more than $100 million to a dozen airports to prevent accidents after a series of near misses.

The money will go towards building additional taxiways for aircraft movement around airports and better lighting to help guide pilots.

The agency issued a security warning last March, saying that while its data did not show an increase in incidents, “the potential severity of these events is concerning.”

Another stress on the system is the shortage of air traffic controllers, who are overwhelmed by the shortage of national staff.

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