People Evacuated at Pearson Airport After Fuel Truck Hits Airplane
People were recently evacuated at Pearson Airport after a fuel truck came into contact with an airplane.
According to the Toronto Pearson Airport, just after 1:30 a.m. today (May 10) an Air Canada Jazz aircraft came into contact with a Menzies fuel truck.
Airport emergency services responded to the incident, and passengers and crew evacuated safely to terminal one.
The aircraft and vehicle were removed and there was no operational impact at the airport.
It is unknown whether there were any injuries.
At 1:36a.m. an Air Canada Jazz aircraft came into contact with a Menzies fuel truck while taxiing on the apron. Airport emergency services responded. Passengers and crew evacuated safely to T1. The aircraft and vehicle were removed & no operational impact at the airport.— Toronto Pearson (@TorontoPearson) May 10, 2019
We will provide updates as they become available.
UPDATE: There were reports of five minor injuries. According to Peel Police, two passengers were injured as a result of this incident, along with the co-pilot, the pilot, and a flight attendant.