ASN Aircraft accident Lockheed 14-H2 Super Electra CF-TCP Armstrong Airport, ON (YYW)
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Date:Thursday 6 February 1941
Type:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 14-H2 Super Electra
Operator:Trans-Canada Air Lines - TCAL
Registration: CF-TCP
MSN: 1501
First flight: 1939
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Armstrong Airport, ON (YYW) (   Canada)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:North Bay Airport, ON (YYB/CYYB), Canada
Destination airport:Winnipeg International Airport, MB (YWG/CYWG), Canada
Crashed into trees during approach.
The aircraft operated on a domestic flight from Montreal to Winnipeg with en route stops at Ottawa, Toronto and North Bay. En route the aircraft developed engine trouble, forcing the crew to divert to Armstrong Airport.

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Distance from North Bay Airport, ON to Winnipeg International Airport, MB as the crow flies is 1366 km (854 miles).

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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