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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Date:Thursday 29 September 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46 Super C
Operator:North Coast Air Services
Registration: CF-CZH
C/n / msn: 22515
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:24 km (15 mls) SE of Thompson, MB (   Canada)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Thompson Airport, MB (YTH/CYTH), Canada
Destination airport:?
The aircraft lost height due to engine problems and was force-landed in trees while trying to return to the airport.


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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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