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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205667
 
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Date:12-MAY-1957
Time:10:50
Type:Bell 47J
Owner/operator:Eastern Provincial Airways
Registration: CF-IVF
MSN: 1563
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:8 miles west of Brigus,NFL -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
During take-off main rotors struck an overhead power line,helicopter went out of control crashed and burned. Daughter in law of Prime Minister of Newfoundland Joe Swallwood killed.

Sources:

The Daily News (St. John's) 13 May 1957, p1
ICAO Circular,Aircraft Accident Digest 9,Circular 56-AN/51
http://mid.gov.kz/images/stories/contents/056_en.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Feb-2018 15:49 TB Added
06-Feb-2018 09:13 TB Updated [Narrative]
10-Dec-2018 19:25 Cobar Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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