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Last updated: 29 November 2021
Date:Thursday 25 January 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46R Commando
Operator:Reindeer Air Service
Registration: CF-HQI
MSN: 22497
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Sachs Harbour Airport, NT (YSY) (   Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Sachs Harbour Airport, NT (YSY/CYSY), Canada
The Curtiss swerved off the snow-covered runway, nosed down and fell back heavily.

Runway excursion


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