Accident de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver CF-HGY,
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Date:Sunday 14 January 1962
Time:13:30 MST
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
Owner/operator:BC Yukon Air Service
Registration: CF-HGY
MSN: 601
Year of manufacture:1953
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Virginia Falls, NT -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
During take off the aircraft collided with a marked cable suspended across the river which tore off the vertical stabiliser and rudder causing the aircraft to crash.
Major damage to right wing, undercarriage, and empennage. 0

Sources:

https://recherche-collection-search.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/home/record?app=fonandcol&IdNumber=1249396
https://www.dhc-2.com/id510.htm

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