Two passenger planes accidentally collided at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport on Saturday morning, local reports said.
No injuries reported.
One of the four runways at the airport was temporarily closed due to an incident that is believed to have occurred around 11 a.m. local time.
The two planes – Taiwan’s Thai Airways and Eva Airways – came into close contact on the runway, resulting in the wing of Thai Airways being chipped.
The Japan Times quoted a passenger on an Eva Airways flight as saying there was a “collision” while the plane was waiting to depart.
One passenger said: “Part of the wing of the Thai Airways plane was chipped.
Public broadcaster NHK aired footage of the two passenger planes on the ground. It confirmed that part of the wing of the Thai Airways plane appeared to be broken.
Chipped parts of the wing can be seen on the ground.
According to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, there were about 260 people on the Thai Airways plane and about 200 people on the Eva Airways plane.
Local media reported that some other Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways flights [ANA] was delayed due to an incident.