Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 28 November 2014
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 9 septiembre 1949
Hora:ca 10:45
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Canadian Pacific Air Lines - CPAL
Registración: CF-CUA
Numéro de série: 4518
Año de Construcción: 1942
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 19 / Ocupantes: 19
Total:Fatalidades: 23 / Ocupantes: 23
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Sault-aux-Cochon, QC (   Canadá) show on map
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Quebec Airport, QC (YQB/CYQB), Canadá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Baie Comeau Airport, QC (YBC/CYBC), Canadá
Descripción:
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.


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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.
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