Accident Douglas C-47B-20-DK (DC-3) CF-XXT, Monday 11 April 1977
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Date:Monday 11 April 1977
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47B-20-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Superior Airways
Registration: CF-XXT
MSN: 27212/15767
Year of manufacture:1945
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Wunnummin Lake Airport, ON (WNN) -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Wunnummin Lake Airport, ON (WNN)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff from the ice strip was rejected. The pilot deliberately ground looped the aircraft in an attempt to avoid a weak spot of ice. The undercarriage collapsed.

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photo (c) Alfred Wittwer, via Werner Fischdick; Thunder Bay Airport, ON (YQT); July 1975

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