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Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Tuesday 19 November 1996
Time:08:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic G159 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I
Operator:Airwave Transport
Registration: C-GPTA
MSN: 162
First flight: 1965-08-04 (31 years 4 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Toronto-Pearson International Airport, ON (YYZ) (   Canada)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
A fire broke out in the vicinity of the right engine while maintenance was being done to the aircraft. The right wing was burned off and the right engine also sustained damage. A maintenance engineer was burned and a fire-fighter suffered smoke inhalation. Another aircraft, C-FAWG (Grumman G-159) suffered scorching damage to a leading edge and some other minor damage.

Classification:
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» CADORS Number: 1996O0529


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photo of Grumman-G-159-Gulfstream-I-C-GPTA
accident date: 19-11-1996
type: Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I
registration: C-GPTA
 
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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