Planes collide in Ontario


The Transportation Safety Board has send a team of investigators to the site where 2 passenger aircraft collided at Toronto Pearson Airport in Ontario tonight, Friday, January 5, 2018.

A WestJet Boeing 737-800 aircraft carrying 168 passengers with 6 crew on board, was waiting on the tarmac so it could head to a gate when it was clipped by an empty Sunwing aircraft that was being towed by ground crew.

The Sunwing airplane caught on fire, and Pearson fire and emergency services responded. The passengers onboard the WestJet flight were evacuated using an emergency slide.

Paramedics reported there were no injuries.

See passenger video from inside a plane of the fire.