Country music stars THE Dixie Chicks were involved in a terrifying scare travelling in their private jet on Friday (19SEP03) - but refused to let the incident cause any disruption to their planned gig that night.

The resilient trio - Natalie Maines, Emily Robison and MARTIE SEIDEL - were in a private aeroplane jetting from Dublin, Ireland to Glasgow, and were shaken after their plane's wing clipped the roof of the Scottish airport as it taxied to a halt.

But they decided to play at the SCOTTISH EXHIBITION AND CONFERENCE CENTRE anyway.

Band publicist BARBARA CHARONE says, "The girls are all fine. I'm sure it wasn't pleasant."

21/09/2003 13:53