Truck, RJ Tangle

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FAA records are full of reports of various pieces of ground equipment coming in contact with aircraft on ramps and taxiways all over the country but an incident at O'Hare International Airport a couple of weeks back was out of the ordinary. As the accompanying photos show, a Skywest Regional Jet and an airport service truck were in a head-on collision.

The mishap injured one airport worker in the truck seriously while the other two occupants had minor injuries. The accident happened about 5 a.m. on Oct. 18 and authorities are still trying to figure out how it happened. There were no passengers on the aircraft and none of the crew were injured.