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Last updated: 28 September 2021
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Datum:donderdag 27 december 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso (PBY-5A)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Austin Airways
Registratie: CF-FAR
Constructienummer: CV-415
Bouwjaar: 1944
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Timmins Airport, ON (YTS) (   Canada)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Kapuskasing Airport, ON (YYU/CYYU), Canada
Vliegveld van aankomst:Timmins Airport, ON (YTS/CYTS), Canada
Beschrijving:
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."

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


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Kapuskasing Airport, ON en Timmins Airport, ON bedraagt 122 km (76 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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