(FeaturedNews.com) – On Tuesday, a private plane departed from William P. Hobby Airport in Houston, Texas where it collided with a different private aircraft.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has confirmed the collision which occurred at around 4 p.m. local time. As they stated one of the two aircraft, a twin-engine Hawker, had started to depart from the airport’s Runway 22 without receiving the necessary permission. As it was on the move it crashed into a twin-engine Cessna C510 that had been given permission to land on Runway 13 Right.
There were no injuries reported after the collision, and according to the FAA, the Cessna C510 had been taxied to the ramp area after the incident.
The FAA has stated they had launched a probe to determine the number of passengers aboard the two planes. The twin-engine Hawker can fly a maximum of nine passengers while the other aircraft has a capacity of six passengers.
Authorities further noted that due to the debris from the collision the airport had to be put into a temporary ground stop and the airfield had to be shut down for a number of hours.
Hobby Airport took to X, formerly known as Twitter, to announce at around 7pm that all of the debris had been cleared and flight operations would resume as normal. They further added that passengers were advised to contact their airline to get further information on the status of their flight.
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