ASN Aircraft accident Britten-Norman BN-2A-7 Islander CF-ZWF Fort Simpson Airport, NT (YFS)
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Date:Friday 18 April 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-7 Islander
Operating for:Air Exec Services
Leased from:Mackenzie Air
Registration: CF-ZWF
MSN: 233
First flight: 1970
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Fort Simpson Airport, NT (YFS) (   Canada)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Fort Simpson Airport, NT (YFS/CYFS), Canada
Destination airport:?
The BN-2A Islander CF-ZWF was extensively damaged when it descended into trees shortly after takeoff from Fort Simpson Airport, NT (YFS). Apparently both engines failed due to fuel exhaustion.

The aircraft was being flown to refuel.

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