Cargo Jets In Minor Collision At Narita Airport

Cargo jets in minor collision at Narita airport

Japan's transport ministry is investigating the minor collision of two cargo jets at Narita airport near Tokyo on Thursday.

The agency says the accident occurred in a parking area at around 8 p.m. between an All Nippon Airways Boeing 767 and a FedEx MD-11. Both planes were bound for Shanghai.

The Boeing 767 was being pushed back by a towing vehicle. It hit the tail of the MD-11, which was moving out for takeoff.

No one was injured in the accident.

A runway was briefly closed. No other flights were affected.