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Last updated: 6 May 2021
Datum:Dienstag 19 Juli 1955
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso A (PBY-5A)
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Kennzeichen: 11095
Werknummer: CV-439
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Fraser River, Vancouver, BC (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Flug von:Vancouver RCAF Station, BC (YVR/CYVR), Kanada
Flug nach:?
The aircraft crashed in the Fraser River on take off from RCAF Station Vancouver, BC.
An RCAF medical staffer was killed after the accident when struck by whirling rotors of a rescue helicopter.

» Saskatoon Star-Phoenix 20 July 1955, p2


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