Liberal election plane damaged in Victoria after media bus driven under wing

VICTORIA — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's election plane sustained some damage in Victoria after a media bus drove under one of its wings Wednesday night.

The plane had just landed in the British Columbia capital after transporting Trudeau, his team and several journalists travelling with the campaign across the country for Day 1 of the federal election race.

article continues below

A bus was parked close to the plane to transport the journalists from the tarmac.

As it departed, it drove under the wing of the plane, making a loud scraping sound as the top of the bus slowly dragged under the wing.

Trudeau has a busy flight schedule planned for Thursday with stops in Kamloops, B.C., and Edmonton.

A spokeswoman for Trudeau says everything about the plane will be properly assessed, but for now, Thursday's plans remain the same.

© Copyright Coast Reporter

QUESTION OF THE WEEK POLL

Are you planning to beef up your home or business security as a result of the recent break-ins?

or  view results

Click here to read the story

Sign Up For Our e-Newsletter!

Popular Coast Reporter

Community Event Calendar


Find out what's happening in your community and submit your own local events.