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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194049
Last updated: 25 May 2020
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Date:05-MAR-2017
Time:19:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic B77W model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-328ER
Owner/operator:Air France
Registration: F-GZNO
C/n / msn: 38665/1007
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 450
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Cancun -   Mexico
Phase: Standing
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:MMUN/CUN
Destination airport:LFPG/CDG
Narrative:
Flight AF651 sustained damage to starboard engine, including dent in lower front and tear in skin on starboard side. Damage only spotted during taxi for take off (possibly by pilot of plane following in queue behind). Damage possibly caused by baggage container under tow.

Sources:

I was on the flight. Video of damage on YouTube taken by ground crew when plane returned to stand.
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/f-gzno


Images:

Photo of F-GZNO courtesy AirHistory.net


Montréal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (CYUL / YUL)
9 June 2012; (c) Pierre Langlois

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Mar-2017 20:11 Nosferatu Added
08-Mar-2017 20:12 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
10-Mar-2017 09:35 Chieftain Updated [Cn, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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