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Wings of two planes collide at IGI

New Delhi: An Ethiopian Airlines plane clipped wings with an Air India aircraft at the Indira Gandhi International airport here.

The incident happened on Tuesday night when the Ethiopian Airlines’ plane was pushing back for taking off and Air India’s Airbus A320 was parked. The wings of the two planes collided with each other, said an Air India official on the condition of anonymity.

The Air India plane has been grounded temporarily.

A statement from Ethiopian Airlines is awaited.

The Air India official said the national carrier will be claiming damages from Ethiopian Airlines.

—PTI