UPDATE: Jet's Wing Strikes Another Plane At Sea-Tac - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

UPDATE: Jet's Wing Strikes Another Plane At Sea-Tac Airport

SEATAC, Wash. (AP) - Passengers have been evacuated from anAlaska Airlines jet that bumped into another Alaska plane Wednesday morning while backing from its terminal gate at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

Alaska Airlines spokeswoman Bobbie Egan says there were no injuries from the 7:05 a.m. incident. She says the 139 passengers aboard the Dallas-bound plane being backed up were taken off as a
precaution. The other jet was still at its terminal gate and had no passengers on board.

Airport spokesman Perry Cooper says the winglet of the backing jet touched the rear horizontal stabilizer of the other plane at the opposite concourse.

Egan says she has no word on damage to the planes, but both have been taken out of service to be inspected.
 
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