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Last updated: 30 November 2021
Date:Friday 1 December 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-15-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Reindeer Air Service
Registration: CF-TQW
MSN: 12598
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:116 km (72.5 mls) W of Norman Wells, NT (   Canada)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Norman Wells Airport, NT (YVQ/CYVQ), Canada
Destination airport:?
Crashed 200 feet below the summit of a 6200 feet hill.


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