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Last updated: 5 June 2020
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Date:Monday 20 June 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46E-1-CS Commando
Operator:Nordair
Registration: CF-FBJ
C/n / msn: 2941
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lac Péribonka, QC (   Canada)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Montreal-Dorval International Airport, QC (YUL/CYUL), Canada
Destination airport:Kuujjuaq-Fort Chimo Airport, QC (YVP/CYVP), Canada
Narrative:
Contact was lost with the aircraft shortly after passing over Chutes des Passes. Three days later pieces of wreckage were found on the north and northwest shoreline of the island.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Undetermined.



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Distance from Montreal-Dorval International Airport, QC to Kuujjuaq-Fort Chimo Airport, QC as the crow flies is 1440 km (900 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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