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Last updated: 18 November 2019
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Fecha:sábado 21 julio 1951
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-4
Operador:Canadian Pacific Air Lines - CPAL
Registración: CF-CPC
Numéro de série: 10327
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 31 / Ocupantes: 31
Total:Fatalidades: 37 / Ocupantes: 37
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Consecuencias: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Ubicación:cerca Sitka, AK (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR), Canadá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB, AK (EDF/PAED), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The C-54 departed Vancouver at 18:53 for a flight to Tokyo. Nothing more was heard from the flight following a position report over Cape Spencer intersection.
Search for the aircraft was abandoned on 31 October 1951.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "As no traces of the aircraft or its occupants has been found to date the cause of the disappearance has not been determined."



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Distance from Vancouver International Airport, BC to Anchorage-Elmendorf AFB, AK as the crow flies is 2115 km (1322 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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Douglas DC-4

  • 1242 built
  • 157th loss
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