Re: Boeing 767 incident

From:         Bradg@io.org (Brad Gillies)
Organization: Internex Online (io.org), Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date:         16 Feb 96 04:33:18 
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In article <airliners.1996.178@ohare.Chicago.COM>, ae562@freenet.carleton.ca (Eric Thomas) wrote:
>I just heard on the radio an interesting story concerning a Canadian
>airlines Boeing 767.  Apparently last night (Jan. 29), at Pearson
>International airport in Toronto, Canada, the Boeing 767 was parked at its
>landing gate, and suddenly a strong wind gust hit the plane such that the
>plane rotated some 90 degrees, and nearly hit a British Airways 747.  The
>report stated that the wind lifted the plane by its wings, causing it to
>turn.

actually The aircraft was substantially damaged and was in the Hangar for
about a week.

Brad