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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89026
Last updated: 1 November 2019
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Date:14-JAN-2011
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-333ER
Owner/operator:Air Canada
Registration: C-GHLQ
C/n / msn: 30846/832
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 104
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:over Switzerland -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Destination airport:Zurich, Switzerland
Narrative:
Seven of the 95 passengers from Air Canada Flight 878 were taken to hospital after the Boeing 767 encountered severe turbulence toward the end of the flight. None of the nine crew members were injured.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20110118070027/http://www.cbc.ca:80/canada/story/2011/01/14/air-canada-turbulence-switzerland.html?
https://www.blick.ch/news/schweiz/kinder-und-eine-schwangere-betroffen-flug-mit-14-verletzten-in-zuerich-gelandet-id67269.html


Images:

Photo of C-GHLQ courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
11 August 2013; (c) Mick Bajcar

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jan-2011 02:28 peterj Added
15-Jan-2011 04:59 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Country, Source, Damage]

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