Descripción del Accidente ASN 09 DEC 1968 de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter CF-XJM - The Pas, MB
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Fecha:lunes 9 diciembre 1968
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Registración: CF-XJM
Numéro de série: 29
Año de Construcción: 1954
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:The Pas, MB (   Canadá)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Aeropuerto de Salida:The Pas/Grace Lake Airport, MB (YQD/CYQD), Canadá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
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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