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Datum:donderdag 24 maart 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic C82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-82A Packet
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 45-57798
Constructienummer: 10168
Bouwjaar: 1947
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 7
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:510 km (318.8 mijl) NW of Resolute Bay, NU (   Canada)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Frobisher Bay Airport, NU (YFB/CYFB), Canada
Vliegveld van aankomst:Resolute Airport, NU (YRB/CYRB), Canada
Crash-landed on ice of Ellesmere Island, Nunavut after the flight crew became lost. The Packet operated on a supply flight from Frobisher Bay on Baffin Island to Resolute Bay.
Crew rescued by ski-equipped C-47, 28 March 1949.

» Brandon Daily Sun March 26,1949
» San Bernardino Sun 27 March 1949, p1
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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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 Frobisher Bay Airport, NU en Resolute Airport, NU bedraagt 1563 km (977 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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