Accident description
Last updated: 23 July 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 16 June 1987
Time:14:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-4-1009
Operator:Calm Air International
Registration: C-GPFG
C/n / msn: 42917
First flight: 1946
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2000
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Hidden Bay Airstrip, SK (   Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Kasba Lake, NT, Canada
Destination airport:Hidden Bay Airstrip, SK, Canada
Narrative:
The aircraft undershot the runway and the right main gear struck the runway edge. The wing then failed.
The DC-4 was on a flight from Kasba Bay to Hidden Bay.


Classification:

Sources:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 2/89 (#26)


Photos

photo of Douglas DC-4-1009 VH-EDA
VH-EDA moved to Air Express in 1977 until being bought by Basler Flight Service as N5581T in 1980. Calm Air then bought the plane in November 1981.
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Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Kasba Lake, NT to Hidden Bay Airstrip, SK as the crow flies is 249 km (156 miles).

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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