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Last updated: 25 September 2018
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Date:Sunday 20 December 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 14-H2 Super Electra
Operator:Canadian Pacific Air Lines - CPAL
Registration: CF-CPD
C/n / msn: 1504
First flight: 1939
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Total:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:112 km (70 mls) E of Vancouver, BC (   Canada)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Prince George Airport, BC (YXS/CYXS), Canada
Destination airport:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR), Canada
Narrative:
Crashed into Mount William Knight (Cheam Range). The wreckage was found 13 August 1943.

Sources:
» The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson
» The Vancouver Sun


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Distance from Prince George Airport, BC to Vancouver International Airport, BC as the crow flies is 519 km (325 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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Lockheed L-14

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