ASN Aircraft accident Douglas C-47B-20-DK (DC-3) CF-XXT Wunnummin Lake Airport, ON (WNN)
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Date:Monday 11 April 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-20-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Superior Airways
Registration: CF-XXT
MSN: 27212/15767
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Wunnummin Lake Airport, ON (WNN) (   Canada)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Wunnummin Lake Airport, ON (WNN), Canada
Destination airport:?
Takeoff from the ice strip was rejected. The pilot deliberately ground looped the aircraft in an attempt to avoid a weak spot of ice. The undercarriage collapsed.


photo of Douglas-C-47B-C-FXXT
accident date: 11-04-1977
type: Douglas C-47B (DC-3)
registration: C-FXXT
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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