Egypt Air 777 and Virgin A330 minor collision at JFK

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The wings on two planes struck each other Monday night as they rolled along the taxiway at Kennedy Airport, a Port Authority official said.

The Egypt Air plane was able to return to the terminal without help, according to the FAA, but the Virgin Atlantic plane had to be towed.

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The FAA has launched an investigation into who was at fault for the collision.

There were no reports of injuries in the incident.

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A Virgin Atlantic spokesperson said tail number G-VRAY, operating as VS4 from NY to London Heathrow, was "stationary" at a runway hold position when the collision occurred. Tower: "Virgin 4-Charlie-heavy, all right, disregard all that, pull off to the right, all the way to the right as far as you can on the run-up pad".

"Safety is always our priority, and all passengers and crew disembarked the aircraft as normal".

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Unconfirmed images circulating on social media appear to show wing debris that was shorn off the Virgin Atlantic aircraft in the collision. "We'd like to apologise to customers for the inconvenience caused by this".

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