In this aerial photo, a Thai Airways airplane, left, and an Eva Airways jet, right, sit close on a runway, after the two passenger planes accidentally hit each other at Haneda Airport in Tokyo, June 10, 2023. (KYODO NEWS VIA AP)
TOKYO – Two passenger jets appeared to have collided near a taxiway in Tokyo's Haneda Airport on Saturday, according to Japan's transport ministry.
Around 11:00 am local time, a Thai Airways flight departing for Bangkok and an aircraft with EVA Air came into contact on Runway A of Haneda Airport, local media outlets reported citing sources with the airport.
Currently, the two planes were later seen parked on the runway, footage from Tokyo Broadcasting System Television showed.
According to national broadcaster NHK, part of the wing of the Thai Airways plane looks to be broken, and what appears to be fragments can be seen near the runway.
The airport was shut down the runway near the site of the accident, with no injuries reported so far.
Some domestic and international flights have been delayed at the airport.
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