Accident
Last updated: 27 November 2014
Estado:
Fecha:martes 30 junio 1959
Tipo:Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso A (PBY-5A)
Operador:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registración: 11041
Numéro de série: CV-331
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Prince Rupert, BC (   Canadá)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Prince Rupert-Seal Cove Airport, BC (ZSW/CZSW), Canadá
Descripción:
The Canso flying boat of RCAF 121 Flight, Sea Island, was damaged beyond repair in an accident at sea. While landing on the sea near Prince Rupert it apparently struck a submerged object, water looped, and sank.

Fuentes:
» Winnipeg Free Press 1 July 1959 p. 12
» Canadian Military Aircraft Serial Numbers
» Lethbridge Herald 2 July 1959 p. 1
» Royal Canadian AIr Force aircraft finish and markings 1947-1968 / P. Martin, 2003 , p. 114
» Veterans Affairs Canada website


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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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