Two private planes collided in Houston, Texas, on Tuesday, causing the Hobby Airport runway to be completely closed for more than three hours.
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A twin-engine Hawker H25B plane allegedly began moving without permission from the control tower before colliding with a twin-engine Cessna plane, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said.
It is possible that the wings of the two vehicles came into contact with each other, and a lot of debris accumulated on the ground, causing the landing strip to be closed.
The accident occurred around 4:30pm and the airport was only able to resume operations around 8pm while the debris was cleaned.
No injuries were reported in connection with this incident, which is still the subject of an investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration to determine the reasons that prompted the first plane to move to the ground without obtaining permission.