Hull-loss description
Last updated: 26 October 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 22 July 1953
Type:Canadair C-54GM Argonaut
Operator:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: 17501
C/n / msn: 108
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:Rockliffe-CFB Ottawa North, ON (   Canada)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Ottawa/Rockcliffe Airport, ON (YRO/CYRO), Canada
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Destroyed in ground fire. The fire started in the cargo hold, while the Argonaut was being loaded.

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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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