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Last updated: 18 January 2022
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Datum:Donnerstag 1 Februar 1962
Zeit:ca 11:00
Flugzeugtyp:Canadair DC-4M1 North Star
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Kennzeichen: 17520
Werknummer: 104
Baujahr: 1947
Triebwerk: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin 622
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 21
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Hall Beach Airport, NU (YUX) (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Hall Beach Airport, NU (YUX/CYUX), Kanada
Flug nach:Cambridge Bay Airport, NU (YCB/CYCB), Kanada
Unfallbericht:
The Canadair North Star airplane suffered a loss of oil pressure on the number 4 engine. The pilot decided to return to Hall Beach Airport. Shortly afterwards the crew radioed a mayday because engines number 2 and 3 were also losing oil pressure. The airplane made a wheels-up landing north of runway 36.

Informationsquelle:
» DEWLine "War" Stories - MAYDAY at FOX Main (Hall Beach) / Paul Kelley


Fotos

photo of Canadair-DC-4M1-North-Star-17520
accident date: 01-02-1962
type: Canadair DC-4M1 North Star
registration: 17520
photo of Canadair-DC-4M1-North-Star-17520
accident date: 01-02-1962
type: Canadair DC-4M1 North Star
registration: 17520
 

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 Hall Beach Airport, NU to Cambridge Bay Airport, NU as the crow flies is 942 km (589 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.
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