US Airways Planes Bump In St. Louis

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Passengers on two US Airways flights found themselves being rebooked on other flights after their planes bumped wings at Lambert Airport in St. Louis.

No injuries were reported in the accident, which occurred during a de-icing operation.

"We had a Republic Airways flight, one of our Express partners, on the de-icing path and one of our mainline US Airways aircraft came into contact with the tip of its rear wing," US Airways spokeswoman Valerie Wunder tells AOL Travel News. "It was wingtip to wingtip."

The planes were an Embraer 175 with 75 onboard, bound for Philadelphia; and an Airbus 319 with 113 onboard, bound for Charlotte, N.C. The planes were able to return to the gate.

Both flights were canceled and the planes were being inspected for damage.

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