MINSK (Web Desk) – Several planes have been damaged by a storm at the airdrome in the capital of Belarus, with two aircraft colliding on the field.
According to reports, the planes that collided belong to the Belarusian Belavia Airlines and the Ruby Star Air Carrier Company.
Belavia officials have already confirmed to the local media that the company’s aeroplanes were hit by the storm.
“There are problems in the airport because of the storm,” a Belavia representative told Belorussian Tut.by news portal, adding that “some aircraft are damaged, including ours.”
“There are no dead or injured from the incident,” the company representatives added.
In that location were no passengers on board the two planes that collided, the Belavia press service told journalists.
The airport press service stated that several windows in the airport terminal had been broken and a suspended ceiling system was distorted in various situations due to the rough wind and great rainfalls.
Several flights were also re-routed to alternate airport in the Belorussian city of Gomel.
The airport now is now operating as usual, the press service added.