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American Airlines plane hits pickup truck while being towed for parking at Boston airport

An American Airlines plane hit a pickup truck while it was being towed for parking, damaging the aircraft’s engine.

The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement that an American Airlines Airbus A319 struck a parked and unoccupied pickup truck on Sept. 16 at around 9:45 p.m. at Boston Logan International Airport.

According to the statement, the plane’s #2 engine was damaged.

An American Airlines spokesperson said in a statement that no injuries were reported, adding the plane was taken out of service for inspection and repairs.

Several planes

PITTSBURGH, PA – MARCH 27:  Jets are parked on runway 28 at the Pittsburgh International Airport on March 27, 2020 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Due to decreased flights as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, close to 70 American Airlines planes are being stacked and parked at the airport.  (Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

The FAA is investigating the incident.

Adam Sabes is a writer for Fox News Digital. Story tips can be sent to Adam.Sabes@fox.com and on Twitter @asabes10.

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