Accident description
Last updated: 16 April 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 6 December 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-15-DK
Operator:Superior Airways
Registration: CF-AUQ
C/n / msn: 15281/26726
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:19 km (11.9 mls) S of Lac Randall, QC (   Canada)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft entered a spiral, while the captain was removing ice from the windscreen with a scraper. The violent correction caused a high speed stall. The DC-3 crashed in a nose and wing down attitude.

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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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