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Last updated: 23 September 2021
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Datum:Samstag 19 Januar 1946
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Kennzeichen: FL636
Werknummer: 12063
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mount Ptolemy, near Blairmore, AB (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Comox Airport, BC (YQQ/CYQQ), Kanada
Flug nach:Winnipeg International Airport, MB (YWG/CYWG), Kanada
Unfallbericht:
An RCAF Douglas C-47 took off from Comox, BC on a flight to Winnipeg, MB. It last reported over Cranbrook, BC at 04:28. Weather was reported poor over the last range of mountains. The aircraft struck Mount Ptolemy 9,229 ft (2813 m).

Informationsquelle:
» Lethbridge Herald, AB 1946
» Abandoned Plane Wrecks of the North / Ruud Leeuw


Fotos

photo of Douglas-Dakota-III-FL636
accident date: 19-01-1946
type: Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
registration: FL636
photo of Douglas-Dakota-III-FL636
accident date: 19-01-1946
type: Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
registration: FL636
photo of Douglas-Dakota-III-FL636
accident date: 19-01-1946
type: Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
registration: FL636
 

Map
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 Comox Airport, BC to Winnipeg International Airport, MB as the crow flies is 1959 km (1224 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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