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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220514
Last updated: 5 November 2019
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Date:03-JAN-2019
Time:17:29 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8CT (WL)
Owner/operator:WestJet
Registration: C-GAWS
C/n / msn: 38880/4268
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Vancouver International Airport (CYVR), BC -   Canada
Phase: Pushback / towing
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR)
Destination airport:Palm Springs International Airport, CA (PSP/KPSP)
Narrative:
During push back WestJet flight WJA1722 hit a truck, resulting in damage to one of its wings. The plane was taken out of service. There were no personal injuries.

Sources:

https://www.narcity.com/ca/bc/vancouver/news/a-canadian-plane-actually-crashed-into-something-on-the-runway-in-vancouver-and-passengers-are-super-annoyed
https://www.vancouverisawesome.com/2019/01/03/plane-collides-truck-tarmac-yvr-vancouver/

CADORS #2019P0019


Images:

Photo of C-GAWS courtesy AirHistory.net


Vancouver - International (CYVR / YVR)
16 September 2014; (c) John Olafson

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jan-2019 13:11 gerard57 Added
10-Jan-2019 21:39 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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