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Last updated: 4 December 2021
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Datum:zaterdag 19 januari 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registratie: FL636
Constructienummer: 12063
Bouwjaar: 1943
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Mount Ptolemy, near Blairmore, AB (   Canada)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Comox Airport, BC (YQQ/CYQQ), Canada
Vliegveld van aankomst:Winnipeg International Airport, MB (YWG/CYWG), Canada
Beschrijving:
An RCAF Douglas C-47 took off from Comox, BC on a flight to Winnipeg, MB. It last reported over Cranbrook, BC at 04:28. Weather was reported poor over the last range of mountains. The aircraft struck Mount Ptolemy 9,229 ft (2813 m).

Bronnen:
» Lethbridge Herald, AB 1946
» Abandoned Plane Wrecks of the North / Ruud Leeuw


Foto's

photo of Douglas-Dakota-III-FL636
accident date: 19-01-1946
type: Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
registration: FL636
photo of Douglas-Dakota-III-FL636
accident date: 19-01-1946
type: Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
registration: FL636
photo of Douglas-Dakota-III-FL636
accident date: 19-01-1946
type: Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
registration: FL636
 

Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Comox Airport, BC en Winnipeg International Airport, MB bedraagt 1959 km (1224 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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