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Accident description
Last updated: 15 August 2018
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Date:Thursday 25 January 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A Commando
Operator:Reindeer Air Service
Registration: CF-HQI
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Sachs Harbour Airport, NT (YSY) (   Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Sachs Harbour Airport, NT (YSY/CYSY), Canada
Narrative:
The Curtiss swerved off the snow-covered runway, nosed down and fell back heavily.

The aircraft has been quoted to be msn 30466. However, this aircraft was destroyed in an accident on December 29, 1951 as N3944C.

Classification:
Runway excursion

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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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