Vliegtuigongeval op 02 JUL 1959 met Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso (PBY-5A) CF-IHB - Puvirnituq Airport, QC (YPX)
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Datum:donderdag 2 juli 1959
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso (PBY-5A)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Austin Airways
Registratie: CF-IHB
Constructienummer: CV-294
Bouwjaar: 1943
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 9
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 12
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:van Puvirnituq Airport, QC (YPX) (   Canada)
Fase: Initiële klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:Puvirnituq Airport, QC (YPX/CYPX), Canada
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
Shortly after takeoff the left engine lost power and the aircraft lost height during a turn to the left in fog. The left wing struck the water and the aircraft crashed.
The pilot was seriously injured and one passenger suffered minor injuries. Examination revealed that the fuel system of the left engine was contaminated with water.

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