A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800 and a Frontier Airlines Airbus A320 were involved in a ground contact incident at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), the airlines and airport have confirmed. A PHX spokesperson told ATW that the two aircraft “clipped wing tips on a taxiway” at around 8 p.m. local time Feb. 16. The Southwest aircraft was taxiing after landing and the Frontier aircraft was pushing back from its gate when the incident occurred. There were no reported ...

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