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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200528
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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-...
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Newfoundland -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Gander, NFL
Crashed into a side of a hill when lost height due to heavy icing after taking off from a nearby lake. Pilot and five hunters survived uninjured.


The Calgary Herald 24 March 1959, p32
Edmonton Journal 24 March 1959, p5

Revision history:

22-Oct-2017 20:38 TB Added
13-Jan-2018 10:53 TB Updated [Source]

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