Two planes collided on the ground at Toronto’s airport

WestJet says one of its flights, inbound from Cancun, Mexico, with 168 passengers and a crew of six, was stationary and waiting to go to a gate when it was struck by a Sunwing aircraft moving back from a gate.

Vastavam web: Passengers were forced to evacuate via emergency slides in the frigid cold after two planes collided on the ground at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.WestJet said Friday night an inbound from Cancun, Mexico with 168 passengers and a crew of six was stationary and waiting to go to a gate when it was struck by a Sunwing aircraft moving back from a gate.

Spokeswoman Lauren Stewart said the WestJet passengers were evacuated from the aircraft via emergency slides and all were safely in the terminal and clearing customs shortly after the collision.