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Last updated: 19 November 2019
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Date:Saturday 15 January 1955
Time:ca 01:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic G73 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-73 Mallard
Operator:Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario
Registration: CF-GEU
C/n / msn: J-33
First flight: 1947
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,8 km (1.1 mls) N of London Airport, ON (YXU) (   Canada)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Toronto-Malton Airport, ON (YYZ/CYYZ), Canada
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed during an attempted forced landing at London Airport, Ontario, Canada due to severe icing.
All five on board were injured.

Classification:
Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» Grumman G-73 Mallard / Geoff Goodall
» Ottawa Citizen 15 January 1955, p1


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