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GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP)

An American Airlines plane chartered by the Miami Dolphins clipped a parked plane as it prepared to take off from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

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Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford says no one was hurt but both American Airlines jets were damaged in the incident early Thursday.

American Airlines spokeswoman Andrea Huguely (HEWG'-lee) says the winglet of a Boeing 767 clipped the tail of an empty MD-80. The incident happened in a non-operational area where the airline provides charter service.

Both jets were taken out of service and the incident is under investigation.

She says a replacement American Airlines jet delivered the Dolphins to Miami around 7:30 a.m. EDT Thursday.

The Dolphins lost to the Dallas Cowboys 30-13 in their preseason finale Wednesday night.

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