Footage has emerged of the moment two planes dramatically collided at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul.

An Asiana A330 plane was taxiing into the terminal when its wing crashed into the Turkish Airlines A321 causing the A330 tail to sever in half.

Passengers on board appeared frightened as fire crews rushed to the scene to start cooling the plane down in case of an eruption of fire.

No injuries have been reported and the incident is being investigated.

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The tail nearly completely ripped off following the collision. Photo / JacdecNew / Twitter
The tail nearly completely ripped off following the collision. Photo / JacdecNew / Twitter

It is understood the Turkish Airlines A321 stopped 30 metres short of its intended parking point.

The Asiana A330 was due to depart for South Korea, however, the flight had to be cancelled.