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Scandinavian Airlines System – SAS Canadair CL-600-2D24 Regional Jet CRJ-900ER occurrence

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Source: Aviation Safety Network
Status: Preliminary
Date: Thursday 4 February 2016
Type: Silhouette image of generic CRJ9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CL-600-2D24 Regional Jet CRJ-900ER
Operator: Scandinavian Airlines System – SAS
Registration: OY-KFC
C/n / msn: 15218
First flight: 2009
Engines: 2 General Electric CF34-8C5
Crew: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location: København-Kastrup Airport (CPH) (   Denmark)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature: –
Departure airport: –
Destination airport: –
Narrative:
A Canadair CRJ-900ER sustained damage in a ground accident at Copenhagen’s Kastrup Airport, Denmark.
The left wing of the aircraft impacted an airport tractor, causing substantial damage to the vehicle and serious injuries to the driver. The left hand main landing gear of the aircraft collapsed rearwards.
The precise circumstances are unclear. Conflicting media reports say the aircraft either moved forward during a test run of the engines or was being, or had been, pushed back.

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