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Last updated: 4 October 2015
Datum:Montag 11 Mai 1953
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing-Canada PB2B-1 Canso A (PBY-5A)
Fluggesellschaft:Canadian Pacific Air Lines - CPAL
Kennzeichen: CF-CRV
Werknummer: 21984
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 16
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 19
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Prince Rupert, BC (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Sandspit Airport, BC (YZP/CYZP), Kanada
Flug nach:Prince Rupert-Digby Island Airport, BC (YPR/CYPR), Kanada
Bounced on landing and crashed.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "It would appear that through misuse of the controls in the air after the aircraft touched down on the water, it bounced several times, the final bounce being so severe that the nose section was torn off."



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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 Sandspit Airport, BC to Prince Rupert-Digby Island Airport, BC as the crow flies is 145 km (90 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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