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Last updated: 15 June 2021
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Date:Thursday 11 August 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar
Operator:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: 22127
MSN: 10944
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Camp Tuto (   Greenland)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The RCAF 436 Sqn Flying Boxcar was landing on the 2300 ft (706m) strip at Camp Tuto, Greenland when it bounced and swung to the right. It left the runway and slid down a 14-foot embankment. All onboard survived, but the aircraft was written off. Camp Tuto was a US Army research station operating from 1954 to 1966, located at 9.5 miles (15 km) south-east of Thule Airbase.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Montreal Gazette
» Royal Canadian Air Force Aircraft Finish and Markings 1947-1968 Vol 2 Patrick Martin p79


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