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Two passengers injured at LAX when jet way collapses

August 24, 2011 |  8:17 pm

At least two people were injured Wednesday evening when a jet way collapsed at Los Angeles International Airport, law enforcement authorities said.

The collapse occurred at  gate 48A after American Airlines flight 557 had taxied to the terminal, law enforcement authorities said.

Passengers were leaving the aircraft when the collapse occurred, according to law enforcement officials.

The aircraft suffered damage. No other details were immediately available.


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