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Last updated: 20 October 2019
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Datum:Sonntag 21 Juni 1959
Flugzeugtyp:Canadair C-54GM North Star
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Kennzeichen: 17525
Werknummer: 101
Baujahr: 1946-07-01 (13 years)
Triebwerk: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin 622
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 19
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 26
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Athens-Ellinikon International Airport (ATH) (   Griechenland)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Athens-Ellinikon International Airport (ATH/LGAT), Griechenland
Unfallbericht:
The C-54 was returning to Canada after a transport flight to Egypt on behalf of the United Nations. A tire burst on landing. A fuel line ruptured and a fire erupted.



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