Accident Douglas C-47A-30-DK Dakota IIIR CF-AAC, Friday 19 June 1970
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Date:Friday 19 June 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-30-DK Dakota IIIR
Owner/operator:Austin Airways
Registration: CF-AAC
MSN: 25369/13924
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 27
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Val-d'Or Airport, QC (YVO) -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Val-d’Or Airport, QC (YVO/CYVO)
Destination airport:Ottawa International Airport, ON (YOW/CYOW)
The chartered flight from Rouyn to Ottawa with three crew and 24 passengers, most school children, took off about 16:00 from Rouyn Airport, but landed minutes later at Val-d'Or Airport for unknown reasons. Took off again short time later and crashed near or at the end of the runway.


The Montreal Gazette 20 June 1970, p1

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