Two Southwest planes collide at Nashville airport as rain drenches the tarmac

22 Juillet, 2019, 01:06 | Auteur: Auguste Feret
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Two Southwest Airlines planes have collided on the tarmac of Nashville International Airport.

St Louis bound Flight 1555 was pushing back from the gate when one of its wings "came into contact" with the wing of Atlanta-bound Flight 4580, Southwest Airlines spokeswoman Michelle Agnew said.

The incident occurred on Saturday night, USA Today reports.

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No one was injured in the collision but all passengers were forced to deplane before the airline could sort out new aircraft to take them to their scheduled destinations.

Agnew confirmed with PEOPLE that there were no reported injuries from the collision and that both aircraft "returned to the gate under their own power and were taken out of service for Maintenance evaluation".

Someone claiming to be a passenger on one of the flights posted a picture of a seemingly damaged wing to Twitter. They captioned the photo, " Welcome to Crashville. Got stuck waiting on a plane at BNA due to weather on the way back to Atlanta.

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