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PIA plane crashes into jetty at Toronto airport

March 14 , 2019

Photo: AFP

A PIA flight was involved in a minor crash at the Toronto Pearson airport when it knocked into a jetty.

The flight, PK-789, was travelling from Lahore to Toronto. A jetty is the bridge used to facilitate passengers from the plane to the airport.

A PIA representative said the return flight to Lahore was cancelled because the plane’s wing was damaged in the accident.

There were no casualties or injuries in the accident and the damage to the wing is being reported as minor.

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    Shoaib   March 14, 2019 7:49 pm/ Reply

    Jetty is not too small to be seen from cockpit! TEST the eye side of the pilots and alcohlic level too. Pakistan can not afford such lapses. WAITING for stern inquiry and action.

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      Munzir   March 15, 2019 4:47 pm/ Reply

      Without knowing the details don’t simply blame. In actual it was the mistake of ground staff who the the plane wing while plane was already stopped and jetty Driver move it. We have to feel proud to be Pakistani and avoid this type of negative comments unnecessary.

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    Hadi Murad   March 15, 2019 12:12 pm/ Reply

    What a pity.. Abusing PIA and crew is a norm of every Pakistani. It was a mistake of ground staff not pilot. I think your mentle level should be assessed for such negative comments.

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    Bilal Waheed Rao   March 15, 2019 12:28 pm/ Reply

    So Sad

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    Ali   March 15, 2019 2:38 pm/ Reply

    Thanks God plane crashed with jetty not another plane in air. Pia zindabad

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    John Cueller   March 15, 2019 5:35 pm/ Reply

    Root cause i am sure is underway.. lets wait until the authorities get back with a final statement in what was the cause.it could be pilots fault or it could be crew on the ground fellus! who knows

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    Khan   March 16, 2019 2:05 am/ Reply


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    Tarique Bhatt   March 16, 2019 5:31 am/ Reply

    Let’s wait and see the reports. Recently been to Pakistan lot changed on PIA. Since Imran lots been changed ma sha Allah.
    If you see a fault or wrong doing report it. It’s the only way change will come.

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