Narrative:Engine power was lost after takeoff. The pilot tried to return, but crash-landed short of the airport. The DC-3 was returning from major overhaul in Toronto.
|Date:||12 FEB 1973|
|Operator:||Kenting Atlas Aviation|
|C/n / msn:|| 13300|
|First flight:|| 1944|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Iqaluit Airport, NU (YFB) (Canada)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Departure airport:||Iqaluit Airport, NU (YFB/CYFB), Canada|
|Destination airport:||Resolute Airport, NU (YRB/CYRB), Canada|
» Robin Rowan
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Iqaluit Airport, NU to Resolute Airport, NU as the crow flies is 1563 km (977 miles).
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.