Flugunfall 19 APR 1944 einer Douglas Dakota III (DC-3) FZ576 - Port Hardy Airport, BC (YZT)
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Datum:Mittwoch 19 April 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Kennzeichen: FZ576
Werknummer: 12111
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:6,5 km (4.1 Meilen) NW of Port Hardy Airport, BC (YZT) (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Victoria-Patricia Bay Airport, BC (YYJ/CYYJ), Kanada
Flug nach:Port Hardy Airport, BC (YZT/CYZT), Kanada
Unfallbericht:
Struck a densely wooded hillside after overshooting Port Hardy.



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photo of Douglas-Dakota-III-FZ576
accident date: 19-04-1944
type: Douglas Dakota III
registration: FZ576
photo of Douglas-Dakota-III-FZ576
accident date: 19-04-1944
type: Douglas Dakota III
registration: FZ576
photo of Douglas-Dakota-III-FZ576
accident date: 19-04-1944
type: Douglas Dakota III
registration: FZ576
 

Map
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 Victoria-Patricia Bay Airport, BC to Port Hardy Airport, BC as the crow flies is 360 km (225 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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