Passengers attempting to head to the mountains from Indianapolis
Monday suffered an unexpected delay, after two Denver bound flights
suffered minor damage in a taxiway tangle. There were no
United Express Flight 7517, an Embraer E-170 regional jet, with
70 passengers apparently suffered minor damage to the tail when the
right wing of Frontier Airlines Flight 619 'scuffed the rear' of
the aircraft. The Frontier A-319 had 122 passengers on board.
Airport spokesman Dennis Rosebrough told the Indianapolis Star
that the incident caused no significant delays to other
Both aircraft were taken out of service for inspection and
repairs, and the passengers were placed on other flights or
rebooked. Frontier spokesman Joe Hodas said the airbus appeared to
have suffered 'almost no damage,' and that mechanics will inspect
and repair the aircraft.