Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 8 May 1954
Type:Canadair DC-4M1 North Star
Operator:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: 17522
C/n / msn: 106
First flight:
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin 622
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near RAF North Luffenham (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:North Luffenham RAF Station, United Kingdom
Narrative:
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.

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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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