SIA aircraft damaged after hitting another plane at Changi Airport

The tail cone of a Singapore Airlines (SIA) aircraft was damaged after it hit another plane that was being towed at Changi Airport on May 31.

A photo posted on the Airline Hub Buzz's Facebook page shows the damaged Boeing 777-300 plane, which had collided with another stationary SIA aircraft.

The picture was captioned, "This Singapore Airlines 777 will be out of action for a while when it came into close contact with another SQ 777 - incident occurred at Changi Airport 31MAY16."

According to The Straits Times, SIA later confirmed the incident.

There were no passengers on board the planes during the accident and no one on the ground was injured. 

A spokesperson said: "Damage to the aircraft is being assessed and investigations will be carried out to determine how the incident occurred."