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Datum:donderdag 22 december 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Spartan Air Services
Registratie: CF-EPX
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 6
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:van Kyleakin, Scotland (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Goose Bay Airport, NL (YYR/CYYR), Canada
Vliegveld van aankomst:Glasgow-Prestwick Airport (PIK/EGPK), Verenigd Koninkrijk
Beschrijving:
A Consolidated Catalina was damaged beyond repair when it sank just offshore Kyleakin, Scotland. The navigator went down with the plane and did not survive. The airplane was being ferried from Ottawa to India to conduct aerial survey flights on behalf of the Indian government.
The amphibian airplane made a forced landing at Kyleakin due to fuel shortage as a result of headwinds. It broke its moorings and drifted offshore. It quickly took on water and sank.

Bronnen:
» Ottawa Citizen - Dec 22, 1955


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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 Goose Bay Airport, NL en Glasgow-Prestwick Airport bedraagt 3497 km (2186 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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