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Last updated: 29 November 2021
Date:Wednesday 22 July 1953
Type:Canadair C-54GM North Star
Operator:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: 17501
MSN: 108
First flight: 1947-07-14 (6 years )
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin 622
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Rockliffe-CFB Ottawa North, ON (   Canada)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Departure airport:Rockcliffe RCAF Station, ON (YRO/CYRO), Canada
Destination airport:?
Destroyed in ground fire. The fire started in the cargo hold, while the Argonaut was being loaded.

Hangar / ground fire
Damaged on the ground


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