Accident
Last updated: 16 April 2014
Status:
Datum:Sonntag 21 Mai 1978
Flugzeugtyp:Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Fluggesellschaft:Flying Fireman
Kennzeichen: C-FNTL
Werknummer: CV-383
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Snow Lake, MB (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Manövrieren (MNV)
Betriebsart:Feuerbekämpfung
Flug von:?
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Crashed during a waterbombing mission when it lost control and nose-dived. The loss of control was probably caused by a momentary fuel starvation on the right hand engine due to an asymmetric fuel load.

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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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