United Airlines Plane Strikes Jetway at Dulles Airport

A United Airlines plane smashed into a jetway at Dulles International Airport Wednesday afternoon, damaging the plane but resulting in no injuries.

UA Flight 127 from Dublin crashed into the jetway at Gate D3, a Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority representative said about 3:40 p.m.

The engine of the plane with 162 passengers and eight crew members on board was damaged, United said in a statement. No passengers or workers were hurt. 

Maintenance crews will inspect and repair the plane, United said. 

No information was provided immediately about the cause of the crash.

Stay with News4 for more details on this developing story.

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