On November 2, this five-month-old Air Transat Airbus A321N (registered C-GOIR) suffered significant nose damage at Vancouver Airport, Canada.
When towing, the tow bar snapped and the tug jumped under the hull. The plane has since been grounded and faces a lengthy repair.
The following images appeared on social media:
It is revealed that the tow bar failed during towing and subsequently the tractor crashed into the aircraft. The plane is grounded at the airport for a lengthy repair.#Security #Airport #Aviation pic.twitter.com/tirAH5uVRB
— FL360aero (@fl360aero) November 15, 2022