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Investigation launched as CAL plane hits wall


Added 07 March 2019


The Caribbean Airlines plane that was damaged after it struck a wall at the Piarco International Airport. (CMC)

PORT OF SPAIN – Caribbean Airlines (CAL), has launched an investigation following an incident in which a plane hit a wall at the terminal building at the Piarco International Airport.

In a statement on Thursday, CAL said the ATR-72 aircraft, 9Y-TTA, was being taxied from the ramp to an aircraft hangar late Wednesday when it came into contact with the wall of the airport terminal building.

CAL said the aircraft was not in active service and had no passengers or crew on board.

No personnel were injured.

The airline says the extent of the damage the aircraft sustained is being assessed. (CMC)


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