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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 54872
Last updated: 24 August 2021
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Date:13-JUN-1985
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell CH-136 Kiowa (Bell 206A)
Owner/operator:427 (Lion) Sqn CAF
Registration: 136258
MSN: 44058
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Findlay, Quebec -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:CFB Petawawa, Ontario
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Night operations at the 427 Squadron at CFB Petawawa when the aircraft went down in a lake in Quebec. We started a search and rescue mission to locate the down aircraft between 12:00 am an 2:00 am in the morning. Located the aircraft early that morning and discovered that it was a recovery of said aircraft. Findings for the crash was that it was mechanical failure the Free Wheeling unit malfunctioned causing the aircraft to crash.

Sources:

1. Eyewitness report: I was there at the time.
2. http://rwrwalker.ca/CF_Kiowa.html
3. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1971.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Aug-2011 07:36 Uli Elch Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Operator]
10-Aug-2012 00:07 Baked1 Updated [Date, Total fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
19-Apr-2015 01:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source]
25-May-2015 18:53 Digger Updated [Operator]

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