Airliners collide at Toronto's Pearson Airport, passengers safe
Dozens of passengers were evacuated at Toronto's Pearson Airport on Friday, after a plane backing out of a gate struck an arriving jet, WestJet Airlines said in a statement.
The collision between the two planes from Sunwing Airlines and Westjet Airlines resulted in a fire, which firefighters have put out, Canadian broadcaster CP24 reported, citing a witness. All passengers were safe, reported the witness.
Pearson Airport posted on Twitter that fire and emergency crews had responded to an "incident involving two aircraft" at its Terminal 3, and that passengers had been evacuated.
Source(s): Reuters