Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 7 May 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Kenn Borek Air
Registration: C-FQHF
C/n / msn: 13392
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Calgary International Airport, AB (YYC) (   Canada) show on map
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Calgary International Airport, AB (YYC/CYYC), Canada
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The DC-3 tried to take-off from a slush-covered runway in snowy weather. The aircraft didn't gain enough speed, so the take-off was aborted. The remaining runway length appeared to be too short: the aircraft overran into a ditch.

Classification:
Runway excursion

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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