A Jetstar Pacific flight was delayed this morning after a stair truck crashed into the airplane at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City.
Soon after all passengers had boarded the Airbus A320, which was scheduled to take off at 6:55 a.m. for Buon Ma Thuot, the stair hit the plane's left wing.
The passengers had to get off the plane.
According to Jetstar Pacific, experts were assigned to the scene immediately to fix the dented wing.
It is expected that the flight will be resumed this afternoon.
The incident also affected the schedule of some other Jetstar Pacific flights on Friday.
The carrier has apologized to affected passengers.
On August 27, a baggage conveyor truck at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport crashed into a China Airlines airplane, causing a damage worth US$1 million.
Truong Van Toan was driving the truck to load baggage on the airplane when he mistook the gas for the brake and crashed into the rear end of the Airbus A330, causing a 20 cm by 100 cm (7.8 inches by 39 inches) dent in its fuselage.
He was suspended and may lose his license for two years after an investigation found the crash was entirely his fault.
More than 300 passengers had to wait for 15 hours before they could board another flight to Taiwan at 1:40 a.m. the following day.
The China Airlines aircraft had to stay at the airport for four days for checks and then flied back empty to Taiwan for further checks and repairs.