ASN Aircraft accident Grumman G-73 Mallard CF-HPA Prince Rupert-Seal Cove Airport, BC (ZSW)
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Date:Tuesday 5 March 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic G73 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-73 Mallard
Operator:North Coast Air Services
Registration: CF-HPA
MSN: J-7
First flight: 1946
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3 km (1.9 mls) SE of Prince Rupert-Seal Cove Airport, BC (ZSW) (   Canada)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Prince Rupert-Seal Cove Airport, BC (ZSW/CZSW), Canada
Destination airport:Masset Airport, BC (ZMT/CZMT), Canada
The G-73 Mallard took off overloaded and downwind from Prince Rupert, BC, Canada. It struck a hill 3 km southeast of the departure point.

» Grumman G-73 Mallard / Geoff Goodall
» Eugene Register-Guard - Mar 7, 1974


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Prince Rupert-Seal Cove Airport, BC to Masset Airport, BC as the crow flies is 124 km (77 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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