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Fecha:martes 6 mayo 1952
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B Dakota III (DC-3)
Operador:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registración: 980
Numéro de série: 26644/15199
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:11,3 km (7.1 milles) de la costa de Frobisher Bay, NU (   Canadá)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Frobisher Bay Airport, NU (YFB/CYFB), Canadá
Descripción:
The Dakota III suffered an accident in bad weather while transporting medical supplies. The port wing and landing gear were seriously damaged after striking sea ice while turning in a climbing left-hand turn after descending below IFR minimums in fog about 7 miles off Frobisher Bay (now called Iqaluit).

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» John Bradley
» Canadian Military Aircraft Serial Numbers


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