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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203923
Last updated: 15 February 2020
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Date:19-NOV-1957
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
Owner/operator:Wheeler Airlines
Registration: CF-...
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Frobisher Bay, Buffin Island -   Canada
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed on the Distant Early Warning (DEW) radar line in the Arctic. Pilot and passenger killed. Second passenger survived injured.

Sources:

Saskatoon Star-Phoenix 21 November 1957, p1


Revision history:

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