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Accident description
Last updated: 20 March 2018
Date:Wednesday 27 March 1957
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso (PBY-5A)
Operator:Eastern Provincial Airways
Registration: CF-HGE
C/n / msn: CV-422
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Sept-Îles, QC (   Canada)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The Canso force landed off Sept-Îles, QC and later drifted and sank off Shelter Bay the next day.
It has also been reported that this happened on September 13, 1962.

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