Pickup Truck Hits Southwest Airlines Plane, Gets Stuck Under Aircraft

May 09, 2018, 01:18
Pickup Truck Hits Southwest Airlines Plane, Gets Stuck Under Aircraft

A Southwest Airlines plane traveling from Nashville to Dallas Love Field Airport made an emergency landing at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport late Monday night.

The plane, which had arrived from Ft.

The PR hits for Southwest Airlines continued over the weekend with one of the low cost carrier's aircraft involved in a collision with a ground services truck.

Officials are said to be investigating why a ground vehicle struck the Southwest aircraft on Monday morning.

Southwest said no one on board the plane was injured, although several passengers took to Twitter to complain about the delays caused by the crash. "Once we landed everything was going fine, but just as we pulled to the gate I heard a crunching sound", 23-year-old passenger Zuryna Smith told The Post.

Southwest confirmed an incident to USA TODAY's Today in the Sky blog, saying that there were no injuries to any of the 172 passengers.

The airport didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.

Southwest Airlines has not released a statement regarding the incident.

"We're so sorry for the trouble tonight in Baltimore".

The accident is said to be under investigation.

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