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Accident description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 27 April 1955
Type:Douglas C-124C Globemaster II
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 52-0991
C/n / msn: 43900
First flight:
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-20WA
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Iqaluit-Frobisher Bay Airport, NU (YFB) (   Canada)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Churchill-Metropolitan Area Airport, MB (YYQ/CYYQ), Canada
Destination airport:Iqaluit-Frobisher Bay Airport, NU (YFB/CYFB), Canada
Narrative:
Landed short of the runway and broke up.

Sources:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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Distance from Churchill-Metropolitan Area Airport, MB to Iqaluit-Frobisher Bay Airport, NU as the crow flies is 1451 km (907 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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