Hull-loss description
Last updated: 24 September 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 10 November 1958
Time:11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 724 Viscount
Operator:Trans-Canada Air Lines - TCAL
Registration: CF-TGL
C/n / msn: 43
First flight: 1954
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:New York-Idlewild International Airport, NY (IDL) (   United States of America) show on map
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:New York-Idlewild International Airport, NY (IDL/KIDL), United States of America
Destination airport:Montreal-Dorval International Airport, QC (YUL/CYUL), Canada
Narrative:
A Seaboard & Western Airlines Super Constellation (N6503C) was taking off from New York runway 31R when it became uncontrollable. The aircraft finally struck an unloaded Trans-Canada Viscount, which was preparing to board passengers. Both aircraft were destroyed by fire.

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Sources:
» ICAO Accident Digest Circular 62-AN/57 (36-37)


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Distance from New York-Idlewild International Airport, NY to Montreal-Dorval International Airport, QC as the crow flies is 533 km (333 miles).

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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