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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140424
Last updated: 19 June 2018
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Date:23-DEC-1946
Time:
Type:de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:Quebec Airways Limited
Registration: CF-BBC
C/n / msn: 6307
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Mont Joli, QC -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Forced landing on floating ice in St Lawrence River after fuel exhaustion. Subsequently sank, but 6 of 7 aboard rescued after several days on ice floe.
Crash date also reported as Dec. 18, 1946

Sources:

http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh89.pdf
http://www.goldenyears.ukf.net/reg_CF-2.htm
El Litoral 26 December 1946, p1
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?6939-Dragon-Rapide-CF-BBC


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Dec-2011 18:16 Dr. John Smith Added
27-Feb-2015 20:19 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-May-2018 17:12 Anon. Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]

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