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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157334
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Date:21-JUN-2013
Time:10:55 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B736 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-600
Owner/operator:West jet Flight WJA143
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 93
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Ottawa CYOW -   Canada
Phase: Pushback / towing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:CYOW
Destination airport:CYCZ
Narrative:
A WESTJET Boeing 737-600 (WJA357) leaving from Ottawa for Toronto, was pushing back from the gate when the aircraft touched wingtips with another WESTJET Boeing 737-600. All 93 passengers bound for Toronto, and 69 passengers bound for Vancouver were returned to the gate while crews inspected the aircraft.
Both aircraft sustained damage, and at least five flights were cancelled.

Sources:

CADORS # 201301620
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/story/2013/06/21/ottawa-plane-wing-tips-collide...]


Revision history:

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29-Jun-2013 11:13 peterj Added

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