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Last updated: 6 December 2021
Date:Tuesday 16 June 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-4-1009
Operator:Calm Air International
Registration: C-GPFG
MSN: 42917
First flight: 1946
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2000
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Hidden Bay Airstrip, SK (   Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Kasba Lake, NT, Canada
Destination airport:Hidden Bay Airstrip, SK, Canada
The aircraft undershot the runway and the right main gear struck the runway edge. The wing then failed.
The DC-4 was on a flight from Kasba Bay to Hidden Bay.


» ICAO Adrep Summary 2/89 (#26)


photo of Douglas-DC-4-1009-VH-EDA
accident date: 16-06-1987
type: Douglas DC-4-1009
registration: VH-EDA

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Kasba Lake, NT to Hidden Bay Airstrip, SK as the crow flies is 249 km (156 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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