A PIA passenger plane has collided with a cargo tractor on the runway of Islamabad Airport.
According to Pakistan International Airlines officials, the accident took place on Monday when the cargo tractor operator suffered a heart attack which caused the cargo tractor to collide with the plane.
The PIA plane was being towed to the runway by a tug bus.
PIA officials confirmed the incident, saying “the tug operator was pulling the plane towards the runway during which the operator suffered a sudden heart attack and the plane collided with a cargo tractor.”
According to officials, the plane’s VHF antenna broke during the crash, which is being repaired, while the cargo truck operator was rushed to Pims Hospital.