WATCH: Terrifying moment planes collide on tarmac

Dramatic footage has captured the moment two planes collide on the tarmac, with one aircraft completely severing its tail in the process.

An Asiana Airlines A330 was believed to be taxiing to its gate at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport when its wing struck a Turkish Airlines A321.

An Asiana A330 plane was taxiing into the terminal at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, when its wing crashed into the Turkish Airlines A321 causing the A330 tail to be ripped off. Source: @JacdecNew / Twitter

The crash happened after the Turkish Airlines aircraft pulled up about 30 metres short of its parking boundaries, NewsHub reported.

It appears the Turkish Airlines aircraft was sticking out over the path being used by the Asiana Airlines pilots, when the planes collided.

The Asiana A330’s tail completely severed in the process. Source: @JacdecNew / Twitter

The Asiana A330 was due to depart for South Korea, but the flight was cancelled.

Fire crews rushed over to hose down and cool the plane down to prevent it erupting into flames. Source: @JacdecNew / Twitter

Passengers onboard reportedly appeared distressed as fire crews rushed over to hose down and cool the plane down to prevent it erupting into flames.

No injuries have been reported, and a full investigation is underway.