MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. - A truck hit a Southwest Airlines plane that was parked at a gate Monday morning at Pittsburgh International Airport, officials said.
Shortly before 10:30 a.m. airport fire rescue responded to Gate A1 to a report of an airline vehicle making contact with a parked @SouthwestAir plane. The driver of the vehicle was transported to a local hospital. No other injuries reported. Airport operations are unaffected.— Pittsburgh International Airport (@PITairport) June 17, 2019
The Southwest Airlines provisioning truck hit the Boeing 737-800 at gate A1 shortly before 10:30 a.m., a Southwest Airlines spokesperson said. The plane was scheduled to operate Flight #157 to Denver with 174 customers onboard and a crew of six.
The driver of the truck was taken to a hospital, the airport tweeted.
“Our immediate concern is for the well-being of our Ramp Agent who was driving the vehicle,” the spokesperson said in a statement. “The aircraft will be taken out of service, and we will work to accommodate our customers to their destinations as quickly as possible.”
No injuries were reported on the plane.
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