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Last updated: 21 September 2021
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Date:jeudi 27 décembre 1956
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso (PBY-5A)
Compagnie:Austin Airways
Immatriculation: CF-FAR
Numéro de série: CV-415
Année de Fabrication: 1944
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 2
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 1
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 3
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:près de Timmins Airport, ON (YTS) (   Canada)
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:Kapuskasing Airport, ON (YYU/CYYU), Canada
Aéroport de destination:Timmins Airport, ON (YTS/CYTS), Canada
Détails:
At 20:15 hours the Canso took off from Kapuskasing Airport, ON (YYU) for Timmins Airport, ON (YTS), carrying two crew and one passenger. Twenty minutes later the left engine lost power, followed shortly thereafter by loss of power on the right engine. An immediate landing was carried out during which the copilot was seriously injured, and the aircraft was destroyed.

The wreckage was later salvaged for spare parts.

Probable Cause:

Probable Causes: "Due to fuel starvation, both engines stopped and an immediate forced landing was made. For reasons which were not determined, an electrically-operated fuel valve failed to function properly and prevented the flow of fuel from the right tank."

Sources:
» Consolidated production list / G. Goodall
» The Calgary Herald 15 January 1958, p45


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Plan
Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Kapuskasing Airport, ON et Timmins Airport, ON est de 122 km (76 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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