Air Canada Jazz CRJ-900 was damaged after it collided with a tug vehicle while parked at Boston Airport.
The Bombardier CRJ-900LR with registration C-GJFZ was scheduled to depart Boston-Logon International Airport as flight AC8695 bound to Toronto-Pearson International Airport. However, it collided with a tug vehicle, leaving the aircraft grounded in Boston.
Air Canada Jazz CRJ-900 (C-GJFZ, built 2020) received minor damage in a ground collision with a tug whilst parking at Boston-Intl AP (KBOS), MA. Departure for flight #AC8695 to Toronto was canceled. @TACGAirSafety https://t.co/TURrG6i2G4 pic.twitter.com/nMpm2bqamj
— JACDEC (@JacdecNew) July 10, 2022
Jazz Aviation stated that it operates that flight on behalf of Air Canada and under the Air Canada Express brand. In a statement, a company spokesperson said:
“A ground service vehicle rolled into the nose of the aircraft while the aircraft was parked at the gate in Boston. Maintenance is inspecting the aircraft to determine if there is any damage. As a precaution, the aircraft has been taken out of service and the flight has been cancelled. An investigation is underway to determine how this incident occurred.”
No one was injured in the incident and an investigation has been launched to find out the cause of the incident.
Feature Image: “Bradley Wagg”