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Date:Tuesday 19 July 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso A (PBY-5A)
Operator:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: 11095
MSN: CV-439
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Fraser River, Vancouver, BC (   Canada)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Vancouver RCAF Station, BC (YVR/CYVR), Canada
Destination airport:?
The aircraft crashed in the Fraser River on take off from RCAF Station Vancouver, BC.
An RCAF medical staffer was killed after the accident when struck by whirling rotors of a rescue helicopter.

» Saskatoon Star-Phoenix 20 July 1955, p2


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