A wing on one of the world’s largest commercial jetliners clipped the tail of a small regional plane while taxing at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City Monday night, lifting up and spinning the smaller plane a full 90 degrees, officials said. The entire incident took three seconds. There were no injuries.
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Antonov An-225 is the world’s heaviest fixed-wing aircraft. One An-225 was completed in 1988 and a second An-225 has been partially completed. The one An-225 is in commercial operation carrying oversized payloads. By 2000, the need for additional An-225 capacity had become apparent, so