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Last updated: 25 November 2015
Datum:Samstag 3 Oktober 1959
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 757 Viscount
Fluggesellschaft:Trans-Canada Air Lines - TCAL
Kennzeichen: CF-TGY
Werknummer: 143
Baujahr: 1956
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 34
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 38
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Toronto, ON (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Toronto-Malton Airport, ON (YYZ/CYYZ), Kanada
The crew of the Vickers Viscount were carrying out an ILS backbeam approach at night to Toronto-Malton Airport. Visibility was poor due to heavy rain. The aircraft descended below MDA and struck the ground more than 3400 feet short of the runway threshold.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Misjudged distance."



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