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Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Datum:Donnerstag 19 April 1945
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso A (PBY-5A)
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Kennzeichen: 11076
Werknummer: CV-401
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Morhiban Lake, Labrador (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Moncton-Metropolitan Area Airport, NB (YQM/CYQM), Kanada
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The Canso departed Moncton on a ferry flight to Iceland, for use by 162 Squadron. It came down on frozen Morhiban Lake, Labrador due to engine problems. It was destroyed by a post crash fire. Two of the nine occupants were injured.
The survivors were flown out by two RCAF Norseman aircraft, but one crashed on take-off. Seven were then rescued by a USCG helicopter out of Goose Bay.

Informationsquelle:
» Canadian Military Aircraft Serial Numbers
» The Leader-Post 3 May 1945, p15


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