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Accident description
Last updated: 8 December 2016
Status:
Date:Thursday 15 March 1951
Type:Canadair C-54GM North Star
Operator:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: 17523
C/n / msn: 107
First flight: 1947
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin 622
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Resolute Airport, NU (YRB) (   Canada)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Resolute Airport, NU (YRB/CYRB), Canada
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
On takeoff in crosswind from Resolute Airport, Canada, the aircraft started to swing. The pilot ordered "pull it off" and rotated, while the flight engineer misunderstood and closed throttles at same time. No injuries.

Sources:
» Canadian Military Aircraft Serial Numbers RCAF 17501 to 17525 Detailed List


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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