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Last updated: 27 September 2021
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Fecha:sábado 18 abril 1953
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Ventura
Operador:Spartan Air Services
Registración: CF-FAW
Numéro de série: 5487
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Consecuencias: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Ubicación:cerca Gander, NL (   Canadá)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Ferry/Posicionado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Gander Airport, NL (YQX/CYQX), Canadá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Ottawa International Airport, ON (YOW/CYOW), Canadá
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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