• 1 injured after airplane, tug collide on ramp at Charlotte airport

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - An American Eagle airplane made contact with a tug on a ramp near Terminal E Wednesday at Charlotte Douglas airport, officials said.

    The fire department and medical personnel responded. The tug driver was injured and taken to the hospital.

    Airport officials said 31 people were on the plane, and that customers should expect some residual flight delays for regional flights departing and arriving Charlotte.

    Channel 9 saw damage to the wing of the aircraft.

    The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the incident.

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