Cargo flight clips passenger plane at O'Hare

May 31, 2012 - 1:03 PM
Plane Clipped Chicago

Emergency crews surround an An Eva Air Cargo plane, left, after it clipped the rudder of an American Eagle plane, right, Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at Chicago O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Tony Molinaro says Boeing 747 cargo plane, scheduled to depart for Anchrage, Alaska, clipped the rudder of American Eagle Flight 4265, an Embraer 135, which had just arrived from Springfield, Mo. No injuries were reported. (AP Photo/ Robert Ray)

CHICAGO (AP) — Officials say no one was hurt when the wing of a cargo plane taxiing at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport clipped the rudder of an American Eagle flight arriving from Missouri.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Tony Molinaro says the incident happened about 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Molinaro says EVA Flight 661 was scheduled to depart for Anchorage, Alaska. He says the Boeing 747 cargo plane clipped the rudder of American Eagle Flight 4265, which was a much smaller Embraer 135. That plane had just arrived from Springfield, Mo.

No injuries were reported. The FAA is investigating.