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Last updated: 9 December 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 24 September 1972
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Fluggesellschaft:Austin Airways
Kennzeichen: CF-AAD
Werknummer: 1658
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 13
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 16
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Great Whale River, QC (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
One propeller oversped and could not be feathered. During landing the pilot-in-command decided to overshoot because of an unsafe gear indication. However, he was unable to maintain altitude with gear down and a windmilling propeller.

Informationsquelle:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
» ICAO Summary No. 53


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photo of Consolidated-PBY-5A-Catalina-CF-AAD
accident date: 24-09-1972
type: Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
registration: CF-AAD
photo of Consolidated-PBY-5A-Catalina-CF-AAD
accident date: 24-09-1972
type: Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
registration: CF-AAD
 
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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