The eastern United States and Canada froze Saturday under record-breaking low temperatures following a deadly winter storm as New York's flagship airport descended into chaos, battling to contain flight backlog.
The Port Authority told NBC New York that a China Southern plane's right wing hit the tail of a Kuwait Airways flight, causing damage to both planes.
"The Port Authority intends to aggressively review with its partners, the terminal operators and airlines, the process to assure that planes and passengers get to their gates during the surge of rescheduled flights that follow a severe weather event", the agency added.
The China Southern flight was being towed when the planes collided shortly after midnight, the FAA said.
The Kuwait Airways flight was parked ahead of takeoff when the planes collided, the airline said on Twitter.Kuwait's passengers were transported to nearby hotels to await new flight arrangements as NY authorities investigated the incident, the airline added.
Kuwait Airways said on Twitter that Flight 118 from NY to Kuwait was struck by the Chinese plane as it was parked before takeoff. JFK ranked No. 1 among destination airports for the most cancellations and delays. The airline said it was working with authorities in NY to investigate.
Planes Collide on Tarmac at JFK Amid Airport Chaos
No injuries were reported to crew or passengers.
Some frustrated passengers took to social media to share stories of spending hours on the runway. Pilot saying airport control is "chaotic". One woman arrived for an 8 a.m. flight only to be told it would be taking off at 5 p.m. He also reported a fellow passenger was going through a medical episode and complained about heart conditions.
"People are sleeping on the ground, people are sitting on the ground. Unacceptable customer service!" one of the passengers tweeted. Officials said the extensive delays were brought on, in part, by a backlog of delayed flights from a powerful winter storm that slammed the region Thursday.
But the airline said it would not be responsible for arrangements or transportation to/from an alternative airport or hotel or overnight expenses caused by the bad weather.
It cites former top aide Steve Bannon as describing a meeting with a group of Russians as "treasonous". A spokesperson for Melania Trump said the First Lady had encouraged her husband's presidential bid.
The report quoted envoy Ali as saying "with Pakistan's tremendous support to Palestine cause, we do not feel alone". What followed was a calculated measure from Palestine, who said, "it was an unintended mistake, but not justified".
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In 2016, balloon flights were temporarily halted in the city after more than 20 people were injured in a similar accident. The deadliest balloon crash in history occurred in February 2013 in Luxor, when 19 people were killed.
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Are they violating federal law?" "If we haven't done so already, Caltrans crews will take steps to remove them". The California law, though, continues to allow ICE to detain immigrants throughout the state.
The advisory is expected to expire at noon, right when wind chills in Cleveland will hit warmer than -6 degrees. Forecasters say the potential exists for multiple nights of subzero low temperatures and wind chills.
North Dakota State University is back on top of the FCS mountain with a 17-13 win in the championship game from Toyota Stadium. On first down from the Bison 15-yard line, Tanguay grabbed the short, wobbly throw and returned it to the NDSU 29.
Conte got goals from Davide Zappacosta and Antonio Rudiger to go with markers from Willian , Pedro , and Danny Drinkwater . It's normal when you have to play every two days it's normal to make rotations.
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In what may have been the biggest play of the bowl season, Miles Boykin will certainly be remembered by the LSU Tigers . The win snapped a 9 game January bowl losing streak and a 6 game losing streak in the state of Florida for the Irish.