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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137112
Last updated: 25 March 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
Registration: CF-FHW
C/n / msn: 58
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:6mls S of Penticton, BC -   Canada
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The aircraft was caught in a down draft below the crest of mountain at too low an altitude to avoid hitting the terrain. It struck a hillside above Skaha Lake.
The Beaver was engaged in a search for a murder suspect at the time of the accident.


The Windsor Daily Star 7 August 1958, p1

Revision history:

03-Jul-2011 13:00 TB Added
12-Aug-2011 13:10 TB Updated [Operator]
31-Mar-2012 00:22 GK Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
20-Dec-2017 19:44 TB Updated [Nature, Source]
10-Nov-2019 16:16 harro Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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