— Stormie (@StormieEtta) December 23, 2014
— Arí Isaacman Astles (@Ari_Be_Free) December 23, 2014
"The wingtip of the aircraft operating Southwest Airlines Flight #449 departing from New York LaGuardia to Denver came in contact with another aircraft that was awaiting a gate," Southwest said in a statement, according to CBS New York. "The 143 customers onboard Flight 449 deplaned the aircraft via air stairs and were bussed to the terminal where our Teams are working to get them to their destinations. The aircraft involved has been taken out of service for inspection and repairs."