Two Ryanair planes suffer damage after collision at Dublin Airport

Two Ryanair planes clipped each other on the ground at Dublin Airport this morning, causing travel chaos, Irish Mirror reports.

No injuries were reported on either of the jets after the coming together on a taxiway but the incident caused delays to some departures, a spokeswoman for the airport said.

The planes involved were the 7.10am service to Edinburgh (FR812) and the 7.15am flight to Zadar (FR7312) in Croatia.

The spokeswoman added: “There will be a small delay to flight operation.”

An investigation into the incident in underway, as Ryanair said they believed the wing of one aircraft scraped the tail fin of another.

In a statement, Ryanair said: “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.”

The airline bussed passengers back to the terminal before they boarded replacement aircraft to continue their journeys later in the morning.

They added: “Ryanair apologises sincerely to customers for any inconvenience caused.”

Two Ryanair planes were involved in a similar incident at Dublin Airport last October.

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