ASN logo
 
Status:
Datum:Samstag 8 Mai 1954
Flugzeugtyp:Canadair DC-4M1 North Star
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Kennzeichen: 17522
Werknummer: 106
Baujahr: 1947
Triebwerk: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin 622
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe RAF North Luffenham (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Glasgow-Prestwick Airport (PIK/EGPK), Großbritannien
Flug nach:North Luffenham RAF Station, Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
Struck a clay embankment on short final. The North Star came to rest on the runway with the main landing gear driven up through the wing. The wreckage was sold and used for spares several years later by commercial operators.
At the time of the crash the aircraft was on loan from 426 (T) Squadron to No. 4 (T) OTU for crew training.

Informationsquelle:
» John Bradley


Fotos

Add your photo of this accident or aircraft

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Glasgow-Prestwick Airport to North Luffenham RAF Station as the crow flies is 409 km (255 miles).

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.
languages: languages

Share

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2022 Flight Safety Foundation

701 N. Fairfax St., Ste. 250
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
www.FlightSafety.org