2 Southwest Airlines planes bump at Burbank's Bob Hope Airport

A photo posted to social media by a passenger appears to show the wings of two Southwest Airline aircraft touching at Burbank's Bob Hope Airport on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. (Bentacular/Instagram)

A Southwest Airlines plane at Burbank's Bob Hope Airport backed into another parked Southwest jet on the tarmac Sunday.

The Federal Aviation Administration said Southwest Airlines Flight 815 was pushing back from Gate A1 when it bumped into Southwest Airlines Flight 1240, which was at Gate A2.

Officials said passengers were on board Flight 815, but they haven't confirmed whether any passengers were on Flight 1240.

No injuries were reported. A damage estimate was not immediately available.

The FAA said the crash happened in an area where air traffic controllers were not controlling the aircraft.

A passenger posted a picture to social media that appears to show the wings of two planes touching each other.

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