Air Canada Jazz Bombardier Dash 8-300 severely damaged after collision with fuel truck


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. 

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.


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