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Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Fecha:jueves 2 julio 1959
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso (PBY-5A)
Operador:Austin Airways
Registración: CF-IHB
Numéro de série: CV-294
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 9
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 12
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Puvirnituq Airport, QC (YPX) (   Canadá)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Puvirnituq Airport, QC (YPX/CYPX), Canadá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» Consolidated production list / G. Goodall


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