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US Airways Plane Hit By Baggage Cart At Philadelphia Airport

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A US Airways plane en route to Richmond, Virginia was hit by a baggage cart on the runway at Philadelphia International Airport on Friday morning.

Flight 3617 was preparing for takeoff when the truck ran into the plane's wing, NBC Philadelphia reports. Check out the crazy photo here.

Airport officials told the Associated Press that a baggage cart became disconnected from the tug that was pulling it and crashed.

Luckily no one was hurt in the incident and the plane's 48 passengers and three crew were transferred to another plane, the AP reported.

The flight took off just over an hour late. An airport spokesman said that no other flights were affected.

In July, two Delta planes struck each other at Chicago's O'Hare airport. Both flights, one headed to Minneapolis, one to Atlanta, were backing away from their respective gates when they collided.

And back in April an Airbus A380 jumbo jet clipped the wing of a regional jet. In that incident, an Air France flight headed for Paris ran into a smaller jet that had just landed from Boston. Both jets had to be towed back to gates at the airport.

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