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Last updated: 14 December 2019
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Datum:Mittwoch 12 Juni 1968
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild F-27J
Fluggesellschaft:Great Northern Airways
Kennzeichen: CF-GND
Werknummer: 113
Baujahr: 1965
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 9
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 12
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Resolute Airport, NU (YRB) (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Yellowknife Airport, NT (YZF/CYZF), Kanada
Flug nach:Sherrard Bay Airstrip, NU, Kanada
Unfallbericht:
The flight originated in Calgary (YYZ) to Yellowknife (YZF) and continued to Sherrard Bay but diverted to Resolute Airport (YRB) due to headwinds being much stronger than forecast. A forced landing was carried out near Resolute Airport.



Fotos

photo of Fairchild-F-27J-CF-GND
accident date: 12-06-1968
type: Fairchild F-27J
registration: CF-GND
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Yellowknife Airport, NT to Sherrard Bay Airstrip, NU as the crow flies is 1519 km (950 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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