ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140424
Last updated: 31 October 2014
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Date:23-DEC-1946
Time:
Type:de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide
Owner/operator:Canadian Pacific Airlines Ltd
Registration: CF-BBC
C/n / msn: 6307
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:St Lawrence River, near Mont Joli, Quebec -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Quebec, Canada
Destination airport:
Narrative:
c/no.6307: Registered CF-BBC [CofR 1840] 2.11.36 to Canadian Airways Ltd, Winnipeg (no UK CofA issued). Re-registered [CofR 1852] 4.12.36 to same owner. Re-registered [CofR 2198/A165] 28.3.38 to (subsidiary) Quebec Airways Ltd, Montreal. Transferred 1942 to Canadian Pacific Airlines Ltd.

Written off when successfully forced landed, out of fuel, on floating ice in St Lawrence River, near Mont Joli, Quebec 23.12.46. Subsequently sank, but 6 of 7 aboard rescued after several days on ice floe

Sources:
http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh89.pdf
http://www.goldenyears.ukf.net/reg_CF-2.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Dec-2011 18:16 Dr. John Smith Added
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