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Last updated: 19 September 2021
Estado:
Fecha:sábado 19 enero 1946
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Operador:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registración: FL636
Numéro de série: 12063
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Mount Ptolemy, near Blairmore, AB (   Canadá)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Comox Airport, BC (YQQ/CYQQ), Canadá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Winnipeg International Airport, MB (YWG/CYWG), Canadá
Descripción:
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).

Fuentes:
» 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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