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Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Thursday 23 March 1995
Time:14:30 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3C
Operator:Aviation Boreal
Registration: C-GCXD
MSN: 25612/14167
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lac Bondesir, QC (   Canada)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Lac Bondésir, QC, Canada
Destination airport:La Grande Airport, QC (YGL/CYGL), Canada
During a VFR takeoff from Lac Bondésir, the left ski hit a piece of ice. The left ski collapsed and the aircraft came to a halt.

Runway mishap

» CADORS 1995Q0144


photo of Douglas-DC-3C-C-GCXD
accident date: 23-03-1995
type: Douglas DC-3C
registration: C-GCXD

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Lac Bondésir, QC to La Grande Airport, QC as the crow flies is 183 km (114 miles).

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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