Accident description
Last updated: 2 October 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 2 August 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6B
Operator:Conair Aviation
Registration: CF-PWA
C/n / msn: 44698/590
First flight: 1955
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Kamloops, BC (   Canada)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed while fighting a forest fire.

Sources:
» Aviation News 16.09.1974


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CF-PWA was sold to Conair in September 1973
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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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