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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203362
 
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Date:11-MAR-1959
Time:c. 15:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 47G-2
Owner/operator:Spartan Air Services
Registration: CF-ICP
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:30 mi NW of Fort Nelson, BC -   Canada
Phase: Unknown
Nature:SU
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Missing. Found crashed 13 March.
No structural or mechanical failure found. Suspected carburetor icing.
Accident appears to be a result of loss of rotor speed during an autorotation

Sources:

Quebec Chronical-Telegraph 14 March 1959, p8
Ottawa Citizen 13 March 1959, p7
The Calgary Herald 13 March 1959, p18


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Dec-2017 13:47 TB Added
25-Dec-2017 17:27 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
13-Jan-2018 10:26 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
16-Nov-2018 20:50 twinotterpilot Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Narrative]

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