Incident Airbus A320-211 C-FPWE,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89826
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Date:Thursday 12 April 2001
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
MSN: 175
Year of manufacture:1991
Engine model:CFMI CFM56-5A1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 78
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Toronto–Lester B. Pearson International Airport, Ontario (YYZ) -   Canada
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Toronto-Pearson International Airport, ON (YYZ/CYYZ)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
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.


CADORS 2001O0378

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