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Asiana Airlines and Turkish Airlines Aircraft Collide at Istanbul Airport

Asiana Airlines and Turkish Airlines Aircraft Collide at Istanbul Airport

Dramatic footage has captured the moment two planes collide on the tarmac, with one aircraft completely severing its tail in the process. The collision caused a fire on the Turkish twin-engine jet.

The air carrier said none of the people on board were hurt, and the crash was not severe.

An Asiana Airlines jet was taxing toward a runway at Ataturk Airport on Sunday when its wing hit the tail of a parked Turkish Airlines' plane.

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"My sister Clare Chambers was on this Turkish Airlines plane in Istanbul yesterday, now tailless", Facebook user Pete Young posted on Monday.

The Asiana Airbus A330, on account of fly to the South Korean capital of Seoul when the crash occurred, is believed to have been grounded in Istanbul.

The airplane could have been ready for boarding forward a journey to an unknown vacation spot.

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Istanbul Atatürk Airport is the principle worldwide airport for Istanbul and the largest in Turkey by complete variety of passengers served.

Asiana Airlines' OZ552 departing from Istanbul, Turkey crashed into the tail of Turkish Airlines' A321 plane Sunday, breaking its wing as well as the other plane's tail and causing a fire.

An investigation of the incident.

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