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Last updated: 13 December 2019
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Datum:vrijdag 12 oktober 1962
Type:Martin JRM-2 Mars
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Forest Industries Flying Tankers
Registratie: CF-LYM
Constructienummer: 9268
Bouwjaar: 1948
Motoren: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360 Wasp Major
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Victoria International Airport, BC (YYJ) (   Canada)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
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Beschrijving:
The Martin JRM-2 Mars air tanker flying boat was parked on its beaching gear at Victoria International Airport, Canada for maintenance with Fairey Aviation of Canada, when its tie-down lines snapped during typhoon "Frieda". The beaching gear collapsed, and the aircraft was blown across the tarmac for some distance until it ran into a highway shoulder, causing damage to the left wing and float, as well as to the keel. It was considered damaged beyond repair and was broken up for spares.

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