Valletta, April 2 A towed Boeing 737 passenger plane collided with a tanker at Malta International Airport on the 2nd, temporarily closing the airport for about an hour. The accident did not cause casualties.
Malta International Airport said in a statement that at about 11:29 local time, a towed passenger plane collided with a fuel truck at the international airport south of Valletta, the capital of the country, causing a large number of flight delays and the diversion of two flights.
The statement said that there were no passengers on the passenger plane at the time of the accident, and there were no casualties. The airport reopened about an hour after it was temporarily closed.
According to preliminary investigation, the passenger plane suddenly separated from the trailer during the towing process, and continued to taxi and collided with a tanker at the airport, causing part of the fuel leakage of the tanker.
After the incident, firefighters quickly rushed to the scene to deal with it, eliminating hidden safety hazards.