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Last updated: 19 October 2021
Date:Monday 28 December 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic N262 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Nord 262A-44
Operator:Pacific Western Airlines
Registration: CF-BCR
MSN: 16
First flight: 1965-12-23 (5 years )
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Richmond, BC (   Canada)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR), Canada
Destination airport:?
Whilst cruising at 13000 feet the Nord 262's starboard engine flamed out and the aircraft commenced to return to Vancouver . At 3000 feet when 3 miles from the airport the port engine flamed out. The crew carried out a forced landing in a field.
Likely there was a malfunction in an electrical relay relating to the timer of the engine anti-icing equipment.

Forced landing outside airport


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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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