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Last updated: 20 September 2021
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Datum:Samstag 18 April 1953
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Ventura
Fluggesellschaft:Spartan Air Services
Kennzeichen: CF-FAW
Werknummer: 5487
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Vermisst
Konsequenzen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Unfallort:nahe Gander, NL (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:Gander Airport, NL (YQX/CYQX), Kanada
Flug nach:Ottawa International Airport, ON (YOW/CYOW), Kanada
Unfallbericht:
The Lockheed Ventura went missing during a ferry flight from Gander to Ottawa. The aircraft had operated on a survey mission in Liberia and was returning back to Canada. It is presumed to have crashed at sea.

Informationsquelle:
» The Lockheed Twins / P.J. Marsden
» Montreal Gazette 20 April 1953, p1


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Distance from Gander Airport, NL to Ottawa International Airport, ON as the crow flies is 1628 km (1018 miles).

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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