Accident Fairchild F-27J CF-GND, Wednesday 12 June 1968
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Date:Wednesday 12 June 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild F-27J
Owner/operator:Great Northern Airways
Registration: CF-GND
MSN: 113
Year of manufacture:1965
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Resolute Airport, NU (YRB) -   Canada
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Yellowknife Airport, NT (YZF/CYZF)
Destination airport:Sherrard Bay Airstrip, NU
The flight originated in Calgary (YYC) to Yellowknife (YZF) and continued to Sherrard Bay but diverted to Resolute Airport (YRB) due to headwinds being much stronger than forecast. A forced landing was carried out near Resolute Airport.



photo (c) Maj Knapik; near Resolute Airport, NU (YRB); 15 August 2013

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