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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:
Date:Thursday 9 February 1950
Type:Canadair C-4-1 Argonaut
Operator:Canadian Pacific Air Lines - CPAL
Registration: CF-CPR
C/n / msn: 148
First flight: 1949
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin 622
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tokyo-Haneda Airport (HND) (   Japan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Tokyo-Haneda Airport (HND/RJTT), Japan
Narrative:
The Canadair C-4, "Empress of Vancouver", could not be stopped before the end of the runway. The aircraft overran, went through a sea wall and plunged into Tokyo Bay.

Classification:
Runway excursion

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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