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Last updated: 25 October 2021
Datum:Dienstag 14 Februar 1956
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Dorval Air Transport
Kennzeichen: CF-BZH
Werknummer: 6079
Baujahr: 1942
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:40 km (25 Meilen) NW of Fort Chimo, QC (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Frobisher Bay Airport, NU (YFB/CYFB), Kanada
Flug nach:Kuujjuaq-Fort Chimo Airport, QC (YVP/CYVP), Kanada
Crashed while operating on a supply flight for the Canadian Distant Early Warning (DEW) radar line. Killed in the accident was adventurer Harold E. "Whitey" Dahl.

» Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Feb 17, 1956
» The Times-News - Feb 17, 1956


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Distance from Frobisher Bay Airport, NU to Kuujjuaq-Fort Chimo Airport, QC as the crow flies is 625 km (390 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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