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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204932
Last updated: 19 September 2021
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Date:20-AUG-1959
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C180 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 180
Owner/operator:Saskachewan Government Airways
Registration: CF-JDO
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Peter Pond lake, Sask. -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Buffalo Narrows
Destination airport:Lac la Loche
Narrative:
A thick fog settled shortly after takeoff. The pilot tried to turn around, but he crashed into Peter Pond Lake, west of Buffalo Narrows.
Five planes were deployed to search for the two missing men.
The researchs were suspended March 15,1960.
Note plane salvaged April 2019

New research finally began on July 30, 2018. The seaplane was localized by sonar on the bottom of the lake.

Sources:

The Leader-Post 31 August 1959, p8
https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1117975/lac-peter-pond-saskatchewan-sonar-hydravion
https://politics.ie/threads/plane-lifted-from-canadian-lake-60-years-on.270989/

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jan-2018 13:10 TB Added
14-Aug-2018 16:21 Chevyman Updated [Registration, Location]
15-Aug-2018 12:26 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
10-Feb-2019 15:58 Chevyman Updated [Embed code]
20-Apr-2019 14:23 nooman Updated [Source, Narrative]

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