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Last updated: 24 September 2018
Fecha:lunes 28 abril 1947
Hora:ca 23:15
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-08A Lodestar
Operador:Trans-Canada Air Lines - TCAL
Registración: CF-TDF
Numéro de série: 18-2248
Año de Construcción: 1942
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 12 / Ocupantes: 12
Total:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 15
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:16 km (10 milles) N of Vancouver, BC (   Canadá)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Lethbridge Airport, AB (YQL/CYQL), Canadá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR), Canadá
Número de Vuelo: 3
The Lodestar went missing while on approach to Vancouver. The wreckage was found September 27th, 1994 in a remote area just west of Mount Elsay on a wooded slope.


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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 Lethbridge Airport, AB to Vancouver International Airport, BC as the crow flies is 747 km (467 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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Lockheed 18

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  • 103rd loss
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