ASN Aircraft accident Douglas DC-3A CF-GOC Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon Airport, QC (YBX)
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Date:Saturday 21 November 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A
Operator:Eastern Provincial Airways
Registration: CF-GOC
MSN: 7362
First flight: 1942
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon Airport, QC (YBX) (   Canada)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon Airport, QC (YBX/CYBX), Canada
The DC-3 collided with the ground just short of the runway; the plane continued, striking the runway with the no. 2 propeller. The crew attempted to overshoot, but the DC-3 contacted the ground again 1400 m past the runway.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Misjudged approach to land."


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