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Status: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Datum:Freitag 2 August 2019
Zeit:15:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B788 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
Fluggesellschaft:Air Canada
Kennzeichen: C-GHPU
Werknummer: 35259/174
Baujahr: 2014-07-10 (5 years )
Triebwerk: 2 General Electric GEnx-1B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: leicht beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR) (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Taxi (TXI)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR), Kanada
Flug nach:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO), USA
Flugnummer:AC566
Unfallbericht:
An Airbus A340-300 aircraft (HB-JMF) operated by Edelweiss Air, conducted flight 11 from Zurich, Switzerland to Vancouver, Canada. Upon arrival at gate 64, the aircraft was marshalled into the gate area, signaled to stop and set the parking brake. The engines were shut down. The ground personnel connected a tug and were preparing to tow the aircraft to the final gate parking position. Meanwhile, C-GHPU, an Air Canada Boeing 787-8 aircraft operating flight AC566 from Vancouver to San Francisco, California, USA, was taxiing westbound on JA taxiway, abeam gate 64, when the left wing tip contacted the tail section of HB-JMF. There were no injuries.

Informationsquelle:
» TSB A19P0116


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Distance from Vancouver International Airport, BC to San Francisco International Airport, CA as the crow flies is 1279 km (800 miles).

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