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Two planes collide without casualties at Dubai airport

DUBAI, July 22 (KUNA) -- Two passenger jets from low-cost carrier FlyDubai and Bahrain based Gulf Air collided on the taxiway at Dubai International Airport early Thursday.
FlyDubai said in a press statement that one of its Boeing 737-800, heading to Kyrgyzstan, found itself affected by "a minor incident" and forced to return to the stand.
It added that the passengers took a later flight, which departed six hours later.
FlyDubai will work with the authorities to investigate the incident, adding that the collision damaged a wingtip on one of the aircraft. (end) smr.gaa