Baggage vehicle hits plane at SeaTac; no injuries

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Photo courtesy of Ari Hoffman.

No injuries were reported after a baggage truck hit an Alaska Airlines plane at SeaTac Airport Sunday morning.

The incident happened around 9:45 am. Airport spokesperson Perry Cooper said that the plane was at its gate, loading passengers for its next flight, when the baggage vehicle hit the plane.

One passenger on the plane, Ari Hoffman, said that he felt a bump when the vehicle made contact. He said that the flight, Flight 318 to San Francisco, was cancelled soon after.

There were no injuries, either on the plane or on the tarmac. However, Alaska took the plane was taken out of service to repair the damage done.

Cooper said that the passengers on Flight 318 were rescheduled onto other flights.

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2 comments

    • TJ

      Dude. We are in a high stress job where accidents happen all the time. This was a mistake by the ramper that no has severe repercussions for the rest of us out there. Until you do our job and work for the company we do, don’t accuse our rampers of drinking and being stupid.