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Last updated: 30 September 2016
Datum:Samstag 24 Juli 1948
Zeit:ca 17:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Rimouski Airlines
Kennzeichen: CF-FKY
Werknummer: 6246
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 23 / Insassen: 23
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 26 / Insassen: 26
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Cap des Rosiers, QC (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Anticosti Island, QC, Kanada
Flug nach:Gaspé-Metropolitan Area Airport, QC (YGP/CYGP), Kanada
The C-47 Dakota was chartered to fly employees of the Consolidated Paper Co. from Anticosti to Gaspe (YGP). It crashed into the fog-shrouded rocks of Cap des Rosiers, 12 miles East of Gaspe.

» 29 Killed in worst disaster in Canadian aviation history (Winnipeg Free Press, 1948-07-26)


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