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Last updated: 24 September 2021
Date:Wednesday 24 October 2001
Type:Silhouette image of generic B721 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-22C
Operator:Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter
Registration: C-FKFP
MSN: 19205/438
First flight: 1967
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Hamilton Airport, ON (YHM) (   Canada)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
The aircraft (C-FKFP) was parked on the southwest ramp of Hamilton Airport, Canada (in position #9, close to the main gate and not marked with pylons). A second Boeing aircraft was parked in the #4 position, leaving little room for the ground vehicle operators to manoeuvre equipment around the aircraft. A K-Loader operator was injured as the K-Loader he was on passed directly beneath the port wing. The driver suffered a head injury and was eventually taken to hospital while the aircraft experienced damage to the port wing flaps, fuel dump port, hydraulics and skin.

Damaged on the ground

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photo of Boeing-727-22C-C-FKFP
accident date: 24-10-2001
type: Boeing 727-22C
registration: C-FKFP
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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