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Accident description
Last updated: 17 November 2017
Date:Wednesday 25 August 1954
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-749 Constellation
Operator:Air France
Registration: F-BAZI
C/n / msn: 2513
First flight: 1947
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 58
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 67
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Gander Airport, NF (YQX) (   Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Gander Airport, NF (YQX/CYQX), Canada
Damaged beyond repair when it overran the runway at Gander and slipped into a 20 ft wide ditch.

Runway excursion


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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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