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Last updated: 18 October 2021
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Date:Friday 2 October 1981
Time:ca 16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada CC-123 Otter (DHC-3)
Operator:Canadian Armed Forces
Registration: 9417
MSN: 396
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 10 km E Lac-Saint-François-Xavier, QC (   Canada)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Montreal-St. Hubert Airport, QC (YHU/CYHU), Canada
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Flew into hill on the edge of the Lac des Chats and was destroyed by post impact fire. The aircraft operated on a flight to Lac-Saint-François-Xavier.

Sources:
» The Montreal Gazette 3 October 1981, p1+7
» Scramble
» Post-war Casualties – RCAF/CF


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