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Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Datum:Donnerstag 2 Juli 1959
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso (PBY-5A)
Fluggesellschaft:Austin Airways
Kennzeichen: CF-IHB
Werknummer: CV-294
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 9
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 12
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Puvirnituq Airport, QC (YPX) (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Puvirnituq Airport, QC (YPX/CYPX), Kanada
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Shortly after takeoff the left engine lost power and the aircraft lost height during a turn to the left in fog. The left wing struck the water and the aircraft crashed.
The pilot was seriously injured and one passenger suffered minor injuries. Examination revealed that the fuel system of the left engine was contaminated with water.

Informationsquelle:
» Consolidated production list / G. Goodall


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