Plane Crashes Into Truck After Landing, 8 Injured


Los Angeles: At least eight people were injured, one critically, when a Aeromexico flight Boeing 737 passenger jet collided with an airport utility truck soon after landing at Los Angeles International Airport.

The Boeing 737 was taxiing to an arrival gate when it collided with a utility truck carrying six people.

The incident happened just before 2:30 p.m. local time, right after the 737 landed, the Sputnik reported. According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, the jet collided with the truck and flipped it.

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“A single-aisle commercial passenger jet collided with airport utility/supply vehicle shortly after landing, causing that truck to overturn,” Sputnik quoted Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey as saying.

The collision caused the supply truck to overturn and all six people on the truck were injured while no injuries have been reported among passengers on the plane.

The injured have been taken to the nearby hospital.