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Last updated: 22 September 2020
Datum:donderdag 15 oktober 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso (PBY-5A)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Barringer Research Inc.
Registratie: N610FF
Constructienummer: CV-399
Bouwjaar: 1944
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport, WI (RHI) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Initiële klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Test
Vliegveld van vertrek:Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport, WI (RHI/KRHI), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport, WI (RHI/KRHI), Verenigde Staten
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:

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

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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


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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