Unfallbericht:An RCAF CF-101B Voodoo fighter plane (serial 17452) was holding short of runway 11, preparing for an air intercept mission. Viscount CF-THA touched down some 1000 feet past the runway 11 threshold and while the airplane was still on the runway, the Voodoo was cleared for takeoff. Some 20 seconds later the Voodoo collided with the tail of the Viscount, killing a stewardess and one passenger. The Voodoo caught fire but continued flight. It climbed to 1200 feet asl where both crew members ejected.
|Datum:||Mittwoch 10 Oktober 1962|
|Flugzeugtyp:||Vickers 757 Viscount|
|Fluggesellschaft:||Trans-Canada Air Lines - TCAL|
|Besatzung:||Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 4|
|Fluggäste:||Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 15|
|Gesamt:||Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 19 |
|Sachschaden:|| schwer beschädigt|
|Unfallort:||Bagotville Airport, QC (YBG) (Kanada)
|Flugphase:|| Landung (LDG)|
|Betriebsart:||Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug|
|Flug von:||Sept-Îles Airport, QC (YZV/CYZV), Kanada|
|Flug nach:||Bagotville Airport, QC (YBG/CYBG), Kanada|
PROBABLE CAUSE: "The controller having assumed in error that the Viscount was turning off at the high speed taxi strip, cleared the Voodoo aircraft for takeoff before the Viscount was clear of the active runway."
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 Sept-Îles Airport, QC to Bagotville Airport, QC as the crow flies is 400 km (250 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.