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Last updated: 25 October 2021
Date:Saturday 8 July 1961
Time:05:15 EST
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Registration: CF-EMW
MSN: 1742
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:250 km (156.3 mls) W of Knob Lake, QC (   Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The aircraft struck the water and capsized.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot did not level off properly while landing on glassy water."

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