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Fuel vehicle collides with Lahore-bound PIA plane at Toronto airport

PIA

TORONTO: A fuel vehicle on Saturday ran into a parked passenger plane of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) at Toronto Pearson International Airport in Canada.

According to PIA spokesperson, one of the plane engines was partially damaged in the collision incident which was scheduled to fly for Lahore.

The plane was not carrying a passenger or crew member at the time of the incident, the spokesman confirmed.

However, he said that the flight PK-789 is expected to depart with a delay spanning 16 hours since the plane has been shifted to the hangar for an overhaul.

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 He further confirmed that the airport authorities have informed the fueling company about the incident and the passengers have been provided accommodation due to delay in the departure.

An explanation has also been sought from the local-service providing company, he added.

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Fuel vehicle collides with Lahore-bound PIA plane at Toronto airport

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