Even though the Bomb Cyclone that unleashed bone-chilling fury on the East Coast landed late Wednesday, it's still thrusting people at New York's JFK Airport into a hellish travel slog several days later.
Well over 5,000 flights have been cancelled since the storm made landfall on the eastern seaboard, and the consequences are especially dire at JFK, where two planes collided on a runway early Saturday morning. The collision between a Kuwait Airways airliner and a China Southern plane transpired without any injuries, and authorities claim the China Southern aircraft was empty at the time of impact.
Still, the mishap has added to the laborious crush of passengers already stranded at baggage claim awaiting their elusive luggage. Like many others at JFK -- who are basically waiting for deliverance after the myriad cancellations -- the passengers onboard the Kuwait Airways plane were left without a flight, although they've been provided hotel rooms while the carrier sorts out a new trip for them, according to NBC News.
As New York's Port Authority explains in a tweet, the China Southern plane was being towed while it's wing struck the Kuwait airliner's tail as it was parked on the tarmac. Both Boeing 777s were damaged in the incident: