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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Date:Saturday 4 September 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Operator:Austin Airways
Registration: CF-MIT
C/n / msn: 372
First flight: 1960
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Fraserdale, ON (   Canada)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Moosonee Airport, ON (YMO/CYMO), Canada
Destination airport:Timmins Airport, ON (YTS/CYTS), Canada
Narrative:
Struck power cables and crashed.



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Distance from Moosonee Airport, ON to Timmins Airport, ON as the crow flies is 305 km (191 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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