Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 24 November 2014
Status:
Datum:Freitag 9 September 1949
Zeit:ca 10:45
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Canadian Pacific Air Lines - CPAL
Kennzeichen: CF-CUA
Werknummer: 4518
Baujahr: 1942
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 19 / Insassen: 19
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 23 / Insassen: 23
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Sault-aux-Cochon, QC (   Kanada) show on map
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Quebec Airport, QC (YQB/CYQB), Kanada
Flug nach:Baie Comeau Airport, QC (YBC/CYBC), Kanada
Unfallbericht:
Crashed following the explosion of a time bomb, placed in the no. 1 forward baggage hold.
It was found out that Albert Guay wanted to kill his wife in order to marry another woman (Marie-Ange Robitaille) and get his wife's life insurance policy (USD 10,000). An accomplice constructed a time bomb which was placed aboard DC-3 CF-CUA. Mrs Rita Morel Guay boarded the aircraft for a flight to Baie Comeau and was killed in the accident. Mr Guay and the accomplices all received the death penalty.


Informationsquelle:


Fotos

Add your photo of this accident or aircraft

Map
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 Quebec Airport, QC to Baie Comeau Airport, QC as the crow flies is 350 km (219 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.
languages: English Français Nederlands Deutsch Espanol

Share
Share

Douglas DC-3

  • 1672nd loss
  • ca 13.000 built
  • 46th worst accident (Zu diesem Zeitpunkt)
  • 140th worst accident (Momentan)
safety profile

 Kanada
  • 4th worst accident (Zu diesem Zeitpunkt)
  • 18th worst accident (Momentan)
»safety profile