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Last updated: 19 January 2022
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 27 febrero 1974
Hora:ca 22:15
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic SBR1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North-American-Rockwell Sabreliner 40A
Operador:Brethour Realty Services
Registración: CF-BRL
Numéro de série: 282-107
Año de Construcción:
Horas Totales de la Célula:675
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Total:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Newton Fiord, NU (   Canadá)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Ejecutivo
Aeropuerto de Salida:Keflavík International Airport (KEF/BIKF), Islandia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Frobisher Bay Airport, NU (YFB/CYFB), Canadá
Descripción:
The Sabreliner corporate jet had departed from Stuttgart, Germany on a flight to Toronto, Canada. Intermediate stops were planned at Shannon Airport (SNN), Ireland, Keflavik (KEF) and Frobisher Bay Airport, NU (YFB). Last contact with the flight was when the pilot radioed that he was 30 miles southeast of Frobisher Bay with about 15 minutes of fuel in the tanks. The airplane was later found to have impacted a rocky hillside some 66 miles from Frobisher Bay.
It seems that a radio beacon near the Frobisher Bay Airport malfunctioned shortly after the flight had been cleared for the approach. The beacon was off the air for 49 minutes.

In 1976 the Canadian government settled a lawsuit by agreeing to pay USD 1,2 million to the widow and children of one of the passengers.

Fuentes:
» Plane hopes fade (Winnipeg Free Press, 1974-03-01)
» Toledo Blade - Nov 9, 1976


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Distance from Keflavík International Airport to Frobisher Bay Airport, NU as the crow flies is 2185 km (1365 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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