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Datum:Montag 26 April 1954
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Kennzeichen: 3672
Werknummer: 27
Baujahr: 1954
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Churchill Airport, MB (YYQ) (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Churchill Airport, MB (YYQ/CYYQ), Kanada
Flug nach:Chesterfield Inlet Airport, NU (YCS/CYCS), Kanada
Unfallbericht:
On takeoff from Churchill, Canada, the aircraft attained a nose high attitude. The pilot pushed forward on the control column and applied power. The nose continued to rise and the Otter stalled at an altitude of fifty feet.
There were no injuries.
Investigation into the crash revealed that the Otter was overloaded by 1,673 pounds and had a Centre of Gravity six inches aft of the rear limit.

Informationsquelle:
» Canadian Military Aircraft Serial Numbers RCAF 3650 to 3699


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Distance from Churchill Airport, MB to Chesterfield Inlet Airport, NU as the crow flies is 539 km (337 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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