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Two private planes collide on ground at Nashville airport

A Gulfstream private jet was being towed by a tug when it collided with a privately-owned Beechcraft King Air prop plane. NBC's Brian Williams reports.

A Gulfstream G550 jet and a Beech 90 twin engine collided into each other at Nashville International Airport, while on a taxi way before 3 p.m. CT, according to Nashville's NBC-affiliate WSMV.


Airport spokesperson Kim Richard told NBC News that the Gulfstream was being towed in the general aviation side of the airport when the accident happened. No passengers were aboard the two private planes.

Both commercial and general aviation operations at the airport are unaffected, Richard said.

The FAA is investigating the incident,. WSMV reported that the Gulfsteam jet is registered to H J Heinz Co., while the twin engine plane is registered to West Air Holdings, LLC of Memphis, Tenn.

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