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Last updated: 4 August 2020
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Date:Friday 6 September 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Operator:Northern Wings
Registration: CF-RNP
C/n / msn: 164
First flight: 1956
Total airframe hrs:5088
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bradore Bay, QC (   Canada)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon Airport, QC (YBX/CYBX), Canada
Narrative:
Aircraft struck the water after pilot had continued the flight into known fog conditions. The flight operated on a leg from Rivičre Saint-Paul to Blanc-Sablon, Canada.

Sources:
» dhc-3archive.com


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