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Fecha:sábado 22 marzo 1952
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Maritime Central Airways
Registración: CF-BXZ
Numéro de série: 4695
Año de Construcción: 1942
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:64 km (40 milles) de Gaspe, QC (   Canadá)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Saint John Airport, NB (YSJ/CYSJ), Canadá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Goose Bay Airport, NL (YYR/CYYR), Canadá
Descripción:
The DC-3 departed Saint John at 13:48 AST for a flight to Goose Bay. Last radio contact was at 14:34 when the crew reported near Chatham, estimating over Seven Islands at 15:44. The aircraft was flying at an altitude of 7000 feet when it disappeared off radar screens. The wreckage was found August 27, 1953.

Fuentes:
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 54)
» ICAO Circular 38-AN/33 (47)


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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 Saint John Airport, NB to Goose Bay Airport, NL as the crow flies is 966 km (604 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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