A Ryanair jet had the top of its wing torn off today after it collided with another of the company’s jets while they were both taxiing to the runway.
The Boeing 737s heading to Edinburgh and Brussels ran into each other in the darkness at Dublin Airport early this morning.
Passengers watched in horror and managed to take photos of the aftermath, and revealed how the tip of one plane’s wing was missing.
It was left lodged in the rear wing of the plane it crashed into.
Emergency services were called to the airport and flights were temporarily grounded.
It is understood nobody was injured.
Passenger Andrea Cunningham, who was on the way to Edinburgh when the planes crashed. “I thought the plane was going a little bit too fast before the plane was taking off,” she told RTE’s Morning Ireland.”You could feel the plane tug and then we stopped. We were on the plane for about an hour, maybe short of an hour.”