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Planes collide on the tarmac of Aberdeen International Airport

Aberdeen International Airport Fire and Rescue crews in attendance at the scene.
Aberdeen International Airport Fire and Rescue crews in attendance at the scene.

Drama unfolded this evening at Aberdeen International Airport as an aircraft collided with another plane on the tarmac.

It is understood that no passengers were aboard the either of the two aircraft involved in the incident.

Aberdeen International Airport Fire and Rescue vehicles were in attendance at the scene and emergency service workers could be seen cordoning off the area.

A former Flybe plane ran into the rear of an already offloaded and stationary Loganair aircraft.

And, is now the subject of an investigation by the The Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB).

A spokesman for the safety body said: “Following an incident at Aberdeen Airport this afternoon, the AAIB is making initial inquiries, and at this stage there is no further comment.”

Whilst a spokesman for Aberdeen Airport added: “A moving aircraft hit a stationary aircraft. There were no passengers on board.”

Loganair have said they will issue a statement on the incident shortly.

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