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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 33898
Last updated: 31 January 2021
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Date:25-JAN-1948
Time:c.
Type:Supermarine Stranraer
Owner/operator:Queen Charlotte Airlines Ltd
Registration: CF-BYI
C/n / msn: CV-184
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5 miles north-west of Rock Bay, British Columbia, -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Destination airport: Forward Harbour, Johnstone Strait, British Columbia, Canada.
Narrative:
The Queen Charlotte Airlines aircraft was on a scheduled flight from Vancouver to Forward Harbour, Johnstone Strait, British Columbia, Canada when it suffered a fire in the port engine and and was forced to carry out an emergency landing off Vancouver Island, where it caught fire, burned out and sank. The 2 crew and 2 passengers safely evacuated the aircraft and were rescued.

Supermarine Stranraer, CV-184 was issued to No.7 (BR) Squadron Royal Canadian Air Force, Serial No. 907, in May 1938. Sold to Queen Charlotte Airlines Ltd in 1946 and registered CF-BYI ('Haida Queen').


Sources:

https://gent-family.com/Aircraft/queencharlotteairlines.html
http://www.rwrwalker.ca/RCAF_901_950_detailed.htm
http://www.afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aeroplanes/15-aeroplanes/83-register-canada-cf-b
https://www.baaa-acro.com/aircraft/canadian-vickers-stranraer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._7_Squadron_RCAF
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forward_Harbour

http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_CF-3.html
Saskatoon Star-Phoenix 26 January 1948, p1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
21-Mar-2013 14:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
25-Jan-2018 10:13 TB Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Jan-2018 18:55 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
21-Oct-2020 22:09 Peter Clarke Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Jan-2021 16:43 Anon. Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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