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Last updated: 16 October 2021
Date:Wednesday 30 May 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic B170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol 170 Freighter 31
Operator:Pacific Western Airlines
Registration: CF-TFZ
MSN: 13139
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Beaverlodge Lake, NWT (   Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Beaverlodge Lake, NT, Canada
The Bristol 170 was at the end of the landing run at Beaverlodge Lake when the left-hand undercarriage broke through the ice of the lake. The aircraft fell onto the left wing.

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