ASN Aircraft accident Boeing 737-217 Advanced C-GKCP Calgary International Airport (CYYC), Alberta
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Date:Sunday 23 March 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-217 Advanced
Registration: C-GKCP
MSN: 22729/915
First flight: 1982-09-23 (20 years 6 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17A (HK3)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 78
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 83
Aircraft damage: Minor
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Calgary International Airport (CYYC), Alberta (   Canada)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Calgary International Airport, AB (YYC/CYYC), Canada
Destination airport:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR), Canada
The Zip Boeing 737-200, C-GKCP, was operating as flight 201, from Calgary to Vancouver, Canada. While final baggage loading was taking place, a belt loader struck the aircraft belly at low speed. The collision resulted in serious injuries to the belt loader operator and damage to the aircraft. The flight was subsequently cancelled and passengers off-loaded. Number of passengers and crew unknown.

Damaged on the ground

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Distance from Calgary International Airport, AB to Vancouver International Airport, BC as the crow flies is 681 km (426 miles).

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