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Last updated: 23 October 2017
Datum:Samstag 13 Juni 1964
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 757 Viscount
Fluggesellschaft:Air Canada
Kennzeichen: CF-THT
Werknummer: 302
Baujahr: 1958
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 41
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 44
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Toronto International Airport, ON (YYZ) (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Montreal-Dorval International Airport, QC (YUL/CYUL), Kanada
Flug nach:Toronto International Airport, ON (YYZ/CYYZ), Kanada
Flight 3277 was approaching Toronto when the no. 1 and no. 2 engines failed. The asymmetrical power condition caused the Viscount to swing to the left, losing altitude. The aircraft struck the ground just within the airport boundaries.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Loss of control on final approach due to improper emergency procedure and misuse of engine controls."

» ICAO Aircraft Accident Digest No.16 - Volume III, Circular 82-AN/69 (29-33)


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Distance from Montreal-Dorval International Airport, QC to Toronto International Airport, ON as the crow flies is 503 km (315 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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