TORONTO – A scary incident took place at Toronto Pearson International Airport after a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane’s wingtip collided with Air France’s parked plane on Tuesday.
A spokesperson for Toronto airport confirmed the incident and told Global News that Air France plane was parked at Terminal 3 when a taxiing Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane Pk-789 made ‘light contact’ with it.
The spokesperson was unable to provide information on the extent of damage, however, no injuries were reported in the incident.
A Pakistani commuter Usman Sherazi, who was on board PIA Flight PK789 when it landed in Toronto said he didn’t feel it when the planes made contact.
— Usman Sherazi (@Usman_Sherazi) January 4, 2017
He said passengers were kept on the plane for about 45 minutes after it arrived at the gate without revealing any reason.
An aircraft maintenance engineer and photographer posted the picture on his Instagram account as the repair work was underway.