Accident to the Boeing 777 registered C-FNNQ and operated by Air Canada on 24/07/2019 at Paris - Charles de Gaulle

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Vol de transport commercial au départ de AD Paris Charles de Gaulle (95) - AD Toronto (Canada).

Lors des dernières manœuvres de repoussage, le fusible de la barre de tractage se rompt. Après la déconnexion de cette dernière au niveau du tracteur, l'avion avance, la barre sous tension heurte la jambe d'un agent au sol.

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Commercial air transport flight from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle AD to Toronto AD (Canada)

During the last stages of the pushback, the tow bar fuse opened. Following the disconnection of the tow bar from the tractor, the aeroplane moved forward and the loaded bar struck the leg of a ground agent.