A plane bearing flight number PK789 and belonging to Pakistan International Airlines was involved in an incident at Toronto Airport recently.
According to reports that started coming in on Tuesday evening, a PIA plane which was taxiing in the runway, made contact with a still and stationary plane belonging to Air France.
The Air France plane was at Terminal 3 and at around 6 PM ET the errant PIA plane made ‘light contact’ with it.
Airport officials confirmed the incident. As did PIA spokesperson Daniyal Gilani, who said that the matter is still under investigation. According to him, some damaged equipment will need to be replaced as a result of this incident.
Speaking more on the incident and the passengers on the affected flight:
‘Night stop has been declared at Toronto and passengers who had checked in for Toronto-Lahore flight PK-790 have been provided hotel accommodation. All steps are being taken for making the aircraft serviceable as soon as possible.’ – Daniyal Gilani
As of right now, the extent of the damage done to both the aircrafts is still not clear. Passengers on the PIA flight were told to stay inside the plane for 45 minutes after the incident, with no reason given by the crew for the extended stay.
Via Global News