Car collisions are scary, but you know what's scarier? Airplanes colliding. Two Air Canada planes were recently filmed bumping into each other at a Toronto airport, in a clip that has some travellers questioning their own safety.

In the video, which was shared via Twitter, an Air Canada Boeing 777-300 can be seen being towed across the tarmac at a Toronto airport when it appears to hit the tail of a parked Air Canada Airbus A321. The smaller Airbus is then dragged in full rotation on the tarmac.

Tom Podolec, who posted the video, stated on Twitter that the incident had occurred on Friday, December 27th, 2019, in Toronto and that both aircraft were empty at the time.

The shocking footage caused quite a stir on social media with many expressing concern over the collision.

“Why are they having so much trouble with this lately?  I thought that was one of the reasons they painted guidelines and installed lights.  Makes no sense at all,” wrote one concerned user.

“Cutbacks and cheap labour!” added another.

No information has been released about the resulting damage.

Narcity has reached out to Toronto Pearson Airport for further information but has yet to hear back.

However, plane crashes aren't a new incident in Ontario.

Back in March, a small aircraft narrowly avoided a moving vehicle near Markham's Buttonville Airport.

The airplane crashed landed into a nearby fence after it flew dangerously low to a nearby roadside.

The dashcam footage was later obtained by Tom Podolec Aviation, who was the first to share it online. The video shows the small plane rapidly tilting back and forth as it made its way through the path that led to the incoming vehicle.

Thankfully, no one was injured in either incident.


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