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Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:Tuesday 4 December 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic G73 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-73 Mallard
Operator:Canadian Veneers Ltd.
Registration: CF-GPA
MSN: J-1
First flight: 1946-04-30 (5 years 7 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Saint John Airport, NB (YSJ (   Canada)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Saint John Airport, NB (YSJ/CYSJ), Canada
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed on takeoff and caught fire. The passenger, an industrialist and his pilot escaped unhurt.

Sources:
» Grumman G-73 Mallard / Geoff Goodall
» The Windsor Daily Star 5 December 1951, p13


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