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NFL Team Charter Plane Clips American Airlines MD-80 Jet at DFW-UPDATE

| August 30, 2012 | 5 Comments
American Airlines MD-80

American Airlines MD-80 (file)

A Boeing 767 charter being used by the NFL’s Miami Dolphins clipped the tail of a parked American Airlines MD-80 while being pushed back at Dallas Ft. Worth Airport this morning.

The winglet of the Boeing 767 clipped the tail of the American plane causing damage to both aircraft. Both jets were taken out of service to be inspected.

There is no further information on the damage to the planes.

A replacement American Airlines jet took the Dolphins team back to Miami and landed at 7:30 AM.


The 767 was also an American Airlines plane chartered by the team.


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  1. Chris says:

    Was the chartered 767 an AA jet?

  2. R. M. Anderson says:

    Good golly it would be nice to have the complete Paul Harvey story in a nutshell.
    And further what does this story/feature dated August 30 2012 have to do with anything relevant TODAY ?????

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