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Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Datum:zondag 7 januari 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Canadian Armed Forces
Registratie: 3674
Constructienummer: 32
Bouwjaar: 1954
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Lake Memphramagog, QC (   Canada)
Fase: Taxi (TXI)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Montreal-St. Hubert Airport, QC (YHU/CYHU), Canada
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
The Otter operated on a navigation ski-training flight. After two touch-and-go landings on the ice of Lake Memphramagog, the pilot landed. While taxying for take-off, one ski broke through the ice, which then gave way and the Otter sank.
The two crew members evacuated.
The investigation determined that the ice thickness was only four inches, and that the Unit had failed to determine that there was adequate ice thickness on the selected training areas.

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» Canadian Military Aircraft Serial Numbers RCAF 3650 to 3699


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