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Last updated: 16 November 2019
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Datum:Dienstag 15 Februar 1983
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Fluggesellschaft:Ontario Central Airlines
Kennzeichen: C-FBKX
Werknummer: 32813/16065
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Shamathawa, MB (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
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Unfallbericht:
The no. 1 engine backfired and failed while at 700 feet. The crew feathered the propeller but the (overloaded) aircraft descended into trees and came to a halt in deep snow.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Master rod failure after an initial failure of a connecting rod of the no. 1 engine.



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