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Last updated: 18 November 2019
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Datum:dinsdag 15 februari 1983
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Ontario Central Airlines
Registratie: C-FBKX
Constructienummer: 32813/16065
Bouwjaar: 1945
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Shamathawa, MB (   Canada)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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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