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Accident description
Last updated: 20 April 2018
Date:Wednesday 23 June 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated Canso A
Operator:Newfoundland & Labrador Forestry Service
Registration: CF-OFJ
C/n / msn: CV-315
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Catalina Harbour, NL (   Canada)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
A Consolidated Canso fire fighting plane was reportedly lost in an accident at Catalina Harbour, NF, Canada. The airplane crashed while scooping water from the lake to fight a fire near Little Catalina.

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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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