On 9 May, an Air Canada Jazz Bombardier Dash 8-300 (C-FJXZ) operating domestic flight AC8615 between Toronto Pearson Airport and Sudbury was forced to return to Toronto due to adverse weather conditions at Sudbury. After landing at Toronto, the aircraft collided with a fuel truck while taxiing to the gate, seriously damaging the aircraft. Passengers were evacuated onto the ramp, a number of persons got injured during the mishap.
PLANE/FUEL TRUCK COLLISION
Air Canada Jazz #AC8615 Dash 8 collided with a fuel truck while taxiing to gate at Toronto Pearson Airport. Flight left Toronto for Sudbury & returned due to weather. Passengers evacuated the aircraft on the ramp. Several people treated by paramedics. pic.twitter.com/GZEmiTJ4pZ
— Tom Podolec Aviation (@TomPodolec) May 10, 2019
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is investigating the accident, and released the following picture clearly showing extensive impact damage to the front fuselage and left engine propeller blades.