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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89826
Last updated: 12 June 2020
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Date:12-APR-2001
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-211
Owner/operator:Air Canada
Registration: C-FPWE
C/n / msn: 175
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 78
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Toronto International Airport, Ontario -   Canada
Phase: Standing
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:CYYZ
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Air Canada flight 3810, an Airbus A320-211 aircraft, registration C-FPWE, was pushed back from Gate 85 at Terminal 2 and the towbar was disconnected. An employee in training drove a covered tow tractor in to remove the towbar, stopped and exited the tow tractor, but left the vehicle in reverse gear. When the employee in training returned, he stepped on the gas and the tow tractor hit the aircraft, damaging the aircraft and the number 1 total air temperature probe. The aircraft was removed from service and the passengers were transferred to a replacement aircraft. There were no injuries. 78 S.O.B.

Sources:

CADORS 2001O0378


Images:

Photo of C-FPWE courtesy AirHistory.net


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

Revision history:

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04-Feb-2011 02:09 slowkid Added

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