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Last updated: 22 September 2020
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Donnerstag 15 Oktober 1970
Zeit:09:40
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso (PBY-5A)
Fluggesellschaft:Barringer Research Inc.
Kennzeichen: N610FF
Werknummer: CV-399
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport, WI (RHI) (   USA)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Test
Flug von:Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport, WI (RHI/KRHI), USA
Flug nach:Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport, WI (RHI/KRHI), USA
Unfallbericht:
The Canso flying boat (a.k.a. Catalina) took off for a flight to test mineral research equipment. The aircraft departed with 50% frost accumulation on the airframe, stalled and crashed.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSES:
pilot in command - inadequate preflight preparation and/or planning
pilot in command - failed to obtain/maintain flying speed
miscellaneous acts, conditions - airframe ice

Informationsquelle:
» The Warbirds Resource Group (warbirdregistry.org)
» NTSB


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photo of Canadian-Vickers-PBV-1A-Canso-N610FF
accident date: 15-10-1970
type: Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso (PBY-5A)
registration: N610FF
 

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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