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PIA Plane Collides with Stair Car at Islamabad Airport

A Pakistan International Airlines plane collided with a passenger stair car at Islamabad International Airport, Pakistan, on December 27th.

The incident happened when flight PK-373 was preparing to depart for Karachi, Pakistan.

No injuries were reported. A wing of the aircraft sustained damage.

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Planes Collide at Toronto Pearson International Airport

Two planes collided at Toronto Pearson International Airport, Canada, on January 5th.

Authorities said a WestJet plane, inbound from Cancun, Mexico, was waiting to go to a gate when a Sunwing Airlines plane, moving back from a gate, struck it.

The Sunwing plane caught fire after the accident.

There were one hundred and sixty-eight passengers and six crew members aboard the WestJet plane at the time; all of them were safely evacuated via emergency slides.

Authorities said the Sunwing aircraft was empty at the time of accident; it was being towed by the ground handlers.

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Argentina: Helicopters Collide as French Survivor Reality Show Filming “Dropped”

Ten people died near Villa Castelli in La Rioja province, Argentina when two helicopters (Eurocopter AS 350B3 Ecureuil) and (Eurocopter AS 350B2 Ecureuil) carrying French contestants, crew and two Argentine pilots collided and exploded during the production of ‘Dropped,’ a French reality show.

The fatalities included Laurent Sbasnik, Lucie Mei-Dalby, Volodya Guinard, Brice Guilbert, and Edouard Gilles of the French production team, and three celebrities: swimmer Camille Muffat, boxer Alexis Vastine, and French sailor Florence Arthaud, and the two Argentine pilots:Juan Carlos Castillo and Roberto Abate.

One helicopter, LQ-FJQ, was owned and operated by Gobierno de Santiago del Estero, and the other, LQ-CGK, by the Government of La Rioja.

Dropped Trailer

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