Incident Airbus A321-271NX 9H-WDN, Sunday 3 September 2023
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Date:Sunday 3 September 2023
Time:05:23 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A21N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A321-271NX
Owner/operator:Wizz Air Malta
Registration: 9H-WDN
MSN: 11411
Year of manufacture:2023
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney PW1133G-JM
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 234
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (CTA/LICC) -   Italy
Phase: Pushback / towing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (CTA/LICC)
Destination airport:Torino-Citta Di Torino Airport (TRN/LIMF)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Wizz Air Malta flight W48201, an Airbus A321-271NX, was being pushed back on the apron at Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (CTA) when the tow bar broke.
The aircraft remained at CTA while the flight was carried out by a replacement aircraft.


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04-Sep-2023 10:09 harro Added

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