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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Sunday 2 April 2017
Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319-114
Operator:Air Canada Jetz
Registration: C-GBHN
C/n / msn: 773
First flight: 1998-01-06 (19 years 3 months)
Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-5A5
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Tampa International Airport, FL (TPA) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tampa International Airport, FL (TPA/KTPA), United States of America
Destination airport:Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL (FLL/KFLL), United States of America
Flightnumber:AC7042
Narrative:
An Airbus 319-100 aircraft operated by Air Canada Jetz, was conducting flight AC7042 from Tampa International Airport, Florida, USA to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. As the aircraft was parked with engines off during the pre-departure set up, a motor coach collided with the aircraft and caused substantial damage to the port side of the fuselage and to the left outer flap track.
None of the crew members and the passengers were injured. The flight was cancelled.

Classification:

Sources:
» TSB #A17F0074


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Distance from Tampa International Airport, FL to Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 315 km (197 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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