An Aeromexico 737 from Mexico City, collided shortly after landing at Los Angeles International Airport this afternoon. The aircraft hit a utility truck, which cause it to flip over, injuring 8 people, though no one on the plane was injured during this incident. Details of how this happened are still being investigated.
A passenger jet taxiing to its gate at Los Angeles International Airport collided with a utility truck Saturday afternoon, leaving eight people on the truck with non-life-threatening injuries, the airport and Los Angeles Fire Department said.
There were no injuries among the 149 passengers on the Aeromexico Boeing 737, although one passenger reported pain following deplaning, the airport said.
The right wing of Flight 642, which had arrived from from Mexico City, struck the utility truck, causing the truck to overturn near a taxiway, the statement said. There was no fire or spilled fuel.
The plane sustained minor damage, the airport said. The cause of the collision has not been determined but the airport said it is investigating.