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Last updated: 8 December 2021
Date:Thursday 25 September 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-15-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Laurentian Air Services
Registration: CF-ECY
MSN: 9264
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:La Grande-LG-2 airstrip, QC (   Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:La Grande-LG-2 airstrip, QC, Canada
The Douglas C-47A broke in two after striking a snow drift on landing at La Grande-LG-2 airstrip, Canada.
The aircraft was carrying 15 drums of fuel to the construction site of the La Grande-2 hydroelectric power station on the La Grande River.

» For the Love of Flying: The Story of Laurentian Air Services / Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail


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