Kuwait Airways plane slightly hit by another plane while on JFK runway

No injuries among passengers were reported and all passengers were transferred to a hotel until further arrangements are taken. (Supplied)

A Kuwait Airways passenger plane belonging to was “slightly hit” by another plane while on the runway ready for takeoff at JFK International Airport in New York early Saturday, Kuwait’s state news agency reported.

No injuries among passengers were reported and all passengers were transferred to a hotel until further arrangements are taken, the report added.

“An extreme winter storm is currently hitting the US's east coast, which led to the shutting down of airports and the cancellation of about 3,300 flights, mainly JFK,” KUNA stated.

In a statement late Thursday, JFK officials said all international and local flights were suspended due to severe weather conditions.

 

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