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Last updated: 18 October 2021
Estado:- (No safety board investigation)
Fecha:lunes 19 marzo 1956
Tipo:Canadair C-54GM North Star
Operador:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registración: 17513
Numéro de série: 120
Año de Construcción: 1948
Motores: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin 622
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Montreal-Dorval International Airport, QC (YUL) (   Canadá)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:-
Aeropuerto de Llegada:-
Descripción:
A hangar fire erupted at RCAF Station Lachine, QC, co-located with Montreal-Dorval International Airport. There was an explosion in the "A" bay of the large hangar. Strong winds quickly carried the fire to the other three maintenance bays. Ground crews managed to move a C-119 Boxcar and four DC-4M North Stars out of the hangar. Unfortunately, the hangar was totally destroyed along with CC-119 22124 and North Star 17513. A neighbouring Trans-Canada Airlines hangar was saved.



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