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Last updated: 7 December 2021
Date:Tuesday 16 August 1949
Type:Avro Canada C102 Jetliner
Operator:Avro Canada
Registration: CF-EJD-X
MSN: 1
First flight: 1949-08-10 ()
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Derwent 5/17
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Toronto-Malton Airport, ON (YYZ) (   Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Toronto-Malton Airport, ON (YYZ/CYYZ), Canada
Destination airport:Toronto-Malton Airport, ON (YYZ/CYYZ), Canada
Canada's first jet airliner made a wheels up landing on the runway after the landing gear had jammed.

Gear-up landing
Forced landing on runway


photo of Avro-Canada-C102-Jetliner-CF-EJD-X
accident date: 16-08-1949
type: Avro Canada C102 Jetliner
registration: CF-EJD-X


This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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