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WestJet Boeing 737 Collides With Royal Canadian Air Force Hercules

On Wednesday, August 9th, in the afternoon, a WestJet passenger aircraft at Comox Valley Airport (YQQ) came in contact with a CC-130H Hercules military aircraft while taxiing on the ground. The aircraft was on its way to Edmonton and was on its way to the runway when the incident occurred. ( More...

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Gregg Bender 1
The starboard side "wing" broke off? I think they meant "winglet."
TimLavoie 1
Yeah, and where the article questions whether YQQ would have a WestJet maintenance base... I highly doubt it. It's essentially an RCAF base with a small civilian terminal attached. I wonder how difficult it is to fly the parts out and fix it up on-site.


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