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Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2017
Date:Tuesday 8 January 1957
Type:Avro 685 York C.1
Registration: CF-HIQ
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:33 km (20.6 mls) S of Rankin Inlet, NU (   Canada)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The Trans-Air York had to make a forced landing on the Hudson Bay coast.


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