• Southwest Airlines plane hit by truck at Pittsburgh International Airport

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    MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. - A truck hit a Southwest Airlines plane that was parked at a gate Monday morning at Pittsburgh International Airport, officials said.

    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.

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    “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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