Accident
Last updated: 20 December 2014
Estado:Preliminar - Oficial
Fecha:martes 24 julio 2001
Hora:02:07 UTC
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso A (PBY-5A)
Operador:Buffalo Airways
Registración: C-FNJE
Numéro de série: CV-437
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Sitidgi Lake, NWT (   Canadá)
Fase: Maniobras (MNV)
Naturaleza:Extinción de Fuego
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The crew of the PBY-5A (Tanker 702) was conducting a water pick up from Sitidgi Lake during fire suppression activities when they lost control. The right wing tip dug into the water and the aircraft came to rest nose down in the lake. Another PBY-5 which was in the area landed on the lake near the downed machine and picked up the crew before it sank in about 100 feet of water.
The Canso was recovered and is being restored.


Fuentes:
» CADORS Number: 2001C0879
» Save the Canso


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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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