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Last updated: 27 October 2021
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Fecha:martes 14 febrero 1956
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Dorval Air Transport
Registración: CF-BZH
Numéro de série: 6079
Año de Construcción: 1942
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:40 km (25 milles) NW of Fort Chimo, QC (   Canadá)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Frobisher Bay Airport, NU (YFB/CYFB), Canadá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Kuujjuaq-Fort Chimo Airport, QC (YVP/CYVP), Canadá
Descripción:
Crashed while operating on a supply flight for the Canadian Distant Early Warning (DEW) radar line. Killed in the accident was adventurer Harold E. "Whitey" Dahl.

Fuentes:
» Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Feb 17, 1956
» The Times-News - Feb 17, 1956


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Distance from Frobisher Bay Airport, NU to Kuujjuaq-Fort Chimo Airport, QC as the crow flies is 625 km (390 miles).

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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