Flugunfall 09 DEC 1968 einer de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter CF-XJM - The Pas, MB
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Datum:Montag 9 Dezember 1968
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Kennzeichen: CF-XJM
Werknummer: 29
Baujahr: 1954
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:The Pas, MB (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:The Pas/Grace Lake Airport, MB (YQD/CYQD), Kanada
Flug nach:?
Shortly after departure an uncontrollable fire developed in the engine compartment. The pilot returned to land at The Pas. The occupants safely escaped but the Otter was destroyed by fire.
Subsequent investigation revealed that a drain plug was missing from the carburettor float chamber, allowing fuel to escape into the engine. The fire occurred five flight hours after the installation of an overhauled engine.

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