De-icing truck strikes Allegiant Airlines plane on tarmac at Concord airport

CONCORD, N.C. — A de-icing truck hit Allegiant Airlines Flight 912 Thursday evening while it was on the tarmac at the Concord-Padgett Regional Airport, city officials said.

The airline was assessing damage to one of the plane’s engine covers and a replacement plane was brought to Concord Thursday night, which will be bound for St. Petersburg.

A viewer snapped a photo of passengers safely disembarking the aircraft at a gate.

There were no injuries.

“To make the wait more pleasant for our passengers, we’re serving snacks and beverages at the gate. We’ve also issued meal vouchers to each passenger,” officials said in an email to Channel 9.​

No further information has been released.

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