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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 115123
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Date:05-JUL-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic J3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper L-4B Grasshopper
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
Registration: 43-1221
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Churchill, MB -   Canada
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Churchill, MB
Destination airport:Eskimo Point
Narrative:
Crashed into Hudson Bay after taking-off from Churchill for a supply flight for epidemic-stricken Eskimos and Indians. Wreckage found crashed into submerged reef 9 July.

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
The Montreal Gazette 13 July 1944, p6


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Feb-2018 19:53 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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