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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 215711
Last updated: 11 January 2021
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Time:12:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic CRJ2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CRJ-200ER (CL-600-2B19)
Owner/operator:Air Canada Express, opb Jazz Air
Registration: C-FZJA
C/n / msn: 7988
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Newark-Liberty International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR) -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Newark-Liberty International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR)
Destination airport:Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier International Airport, ON (YOW/CYOW)
A CRJ-200 aircraft operated by Jazz, was conducting flight AC8853 from Newark-Liberty International Airport, USA (KEWR) to Ottawa-Macdonald-Cartier International Airport, Canada. While the airplane was parked at the gate at KEWR, the flight crew heard a bang and felt the aircraft shake. A baggage cart struck the left wing tip of the aircraft, causing damage. There were no passengers on board at the time of the collision. The flight crew stopped the fueling process and contacted the operator's maintenance.
The flight was subsequently cancelled. The operator's maintenance installed a new fairing (winglet). The aircraft resumed service after three days.




Photo of C-FZJA courtesy

Vancouver - International (CYVR / YVR)
20 August 2014; (c) Lewis Grant

Revision history:

26-Sep-2018 18:51 harro Added

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