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The Cobham Aviation aircraft collided with the structure as the aircraft prepared to take off on Tuesday at 2.20 pm (stock image of Perth Airport)

Airplane with 62 passengers aboard hits a light tower at Perth Airport

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A plane with 60 passengers on board hit a light tower at Perth Airport.

The Cobham Aviation aircraft collided with the structure while the aircraft was preparing to take off at approximately 2.20 p.m. on Tuesday.

Terrified passengers described feeling a & # 39; huge shock & # 39; when the aircraft hit the tower.

The Cobham Aviation aircraft collided with the structure as the aircraft prepared to take off on Tuesday at 2.20 pm (stock image of Perth Airport)

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The Cobham Aviation aircraft collided with the structure as the aircraft prepared to take off on Tuesday at 2.20 pm (stock image of Perth Airport)

"Perth Airport can confirm that a Cobham aircraft has an impact with a light tower while taxiing around 2.20 pm in the general aviation area," said Perth Airport.

& # 39; Emergency services are available, but there are no injuries to passengers or crew.

& # 39; This incident has not affected other operations or services at Perth Airport. & # 39;

The airline confirmed that the nose of the aircraft was damaged.

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