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Last updated: 20 October 2021
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Date:Monday 15 May 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46T Commando
Operator:Nordair
Registration: CF-NAD
MSN: 30200
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,4 km (0.9 mls) from Cape Dyer Airport, NU (YVN) (   Canada)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Cape Dyer Airport, NU (YVN/CYVN), Canada
Narrative:
The C-46 struck snow covered ground 4500 feet short of the runway.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Improper in-flight planning and white-out conditions."



Photos

photo of Curtiss-C-46T-CF-NAD
accident date: 15-05-1967
type: Curtiss C-46T
registration: CF-NAD
photo of Curtiss-C-46T-CF-NAD
accident date: 15-05-1967
type: Curtiss C-46T
registration: CF-NAD
photo of Curtiss-C-46T-CF-NAD
accident date: 15-05-1967
type: Curtiss C-46T
registration: CF-NAD
 
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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