Accident Boeing 777-228ER F-GSPP, Tuesday 3 January 2017
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Date:Tuesday 3 January 2017
Time:17:51
Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 777-228ER
Owner/operator:Air France
Registration: F-GSPP
MSN: 30615/327
Year of manufacture:2001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Toronto–Lester B. Pearson International Airport, Ontario (YYZ) -   Canada
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Toronto-Pearson International Airport, ON (YYZ/CYYZ)
Destination airport:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
Pakistan International Airlines flight PK789, a Boeing 777-200LR (AP-BGY), contacted a parked Air France Boeing 777-200ER (F-GSPP) while taxiing to Gate C33 at Toronto International Airport in Canada.
The aircraft's right hand wing tip scraped the wing tip of the Air France aircraft, causing minor damage. Flight PK789 had just arrived after a flight from Karachi and Lahore, Pakistan. The Air Fance 777, flight AF356, had arrived an hour earlier after a flight from Paris-CDG. It was being prepared for the return leg to Paris as AF351.

It was determined that PK789 was positioned on the incorrect lead in line while manoeuvering.

Sources:

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/pk789#c10369a
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/f-gspp#c10d490
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/pearson-airport-wings-collide-1.3920299
TSB A17O0001

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

16 November 2011 F-GSPP France - Air France 0 Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG) non

Media:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jan-2017 15:08 harro Added
04-Jan-2017 15:11 harro Updated [Date, Time, Embed code, Narrative]
10-May-2023 10:52 harro Updated

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