Accident description
Last updated: 1 October 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Wednesday 23 June 1965
Type: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:Little Catalina Lake, NF (   Canada)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A Consolidated Canso fire fighting plane was reportedly lost in an accident at Little Catalina Lake, NF, Canada. The airplane crashed while scooping water from the lake.

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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