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Accident description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
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Date:Saturday 25 August 1928
Time:11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 4-AT-B Tri-Motor
Operator:British Columbia Airways
Registration: G-CATX
C/n / msn: 4-AT-26
First flight: 1928-07-14 (1 months)
Engines: 3 Wright J-5 Whirlwind
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Port Townsend, WA (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Victoria International Airport, BC (YYJ/CYYJ), Canada
Destination airport:Seattle (unknown airport), WA, United States of America
Narrative:
Hit the water of Puget Sound while low flying in dense fog.

Sources:
» The Ford Tri-Motor 1926-1992 / William T. Larkins
» Ottawa Citizen - Aug 27, 1928
» Ottawa Citizen - Aug 28, 1928


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