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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29255
Last updated: 24 November 2017
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Date:02-JAN-1966
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic G21 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-21A Goose
Owner/operator:BC Air Lines
Registration: CF-UAZ
C/n / msn: 1077
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Vancouver (YVT), BC -   Canada
Phase: Approach
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Vancouver (YVT/CYVR), BC
Destination airport:Tahsis, BC
Narrative:
Overshoot the runway and crashed on tidelands during snowstorm. Pilot Frank McCarville and two passengers died. Aircraft returned to Vancouver shortly after take-off due to weather.

Sources:

World Directory of Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham
http://gent-family.com/Aircraft/bcairlinesltd.html
El Siglo de Torreón 3 January 1966, p12


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
24-Jan-2011 15:25 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
19-Jan-2013 12:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
29-Jan-2013 10:37 TB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Aug-2015 16:42 TB Updated [Source]

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