Reports say the China Eastern Flight 583, an Airbus A340-600 aircraft bound for Los Angeles (LAX), was waiting to take off at 4:28 PM local time when Malaysia Flight 389, a Boeing 777-200 aircraft bound for Kuala Lumpur, clipped China Eastern’s tail while taxiing.
The China Eastern A340 suffered a damaged tail and the Malaysia 777 suffered damage to its wing. There were no reported injuries.
Both flights were cancelled.
A press officer with Eastern Regional Administration of Civil Aviation Administration of China said that the administration is investigating the accident.
The accident didn’t affect airport operations, according to the municipal government.
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