- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: June 26, 1978
Time: 08:08
Location: Toronto, Canada
Operator: Air Canada
Flight #: 189
Route: Toronto - Winnipeg
AC Type: McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
Registration: C-FTLV
cn / ln: 47179/289
Aboard: 107   (passengers:102  crew:5)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:2  crew:0)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft overran the runway and crashed into a revine after an aborted takeoff due to a blown tire. The No. 3 tire failed on takeoff and debris damaged the right gear 'down and locked' switch, causing a gear unsafe indication in the cockpit. Debris was also ingested by the No. 2 engine causing a loss of reverse thrust during the rejected takeoff.
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