Plane Hit by Truck Before Takeoff

Passengers unhurt, transferred to new plane

WEB US Airways Plane Hit by Truck

A US Airways plane waiting for takeoff was hit by a truck at Philadelphia International Airport.

The roof of the track sliced through a wing on the plane.

US Airways flight 3617 was preparing for takeoff at late Friday morning, en route to Richmond, Va.


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No passengers or crew were hurt in the collision.

Airport officials have not released details of the accident.

The scheduled 11:40 a.m. flight eventually took off for Virginia at 12:45 p.m.

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