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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
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
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.


The Daily News (St. John's) 13 May 1957, p1
ICAO Circular,Aircraft Accident Digest 9,Circular 56-AN/51

Revision history:

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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