Accident Boeing-Canada PB2B-1 Canso A (PBY-5A) CF-CRV, Monday 11 May 1953
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Date:Monday 11 May 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing-Canada PB2B-1 Canso A (PBY-5A)
Owner/operator:Canadian Pacific Air Lines - CPAL
Registration: CF-CRV
MSN: 21984
Year of manufacture:1943
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 19
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Prince Rupert, BC -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Sandspit Airport, BC (YZP/CYZP)
Destination airport:Prince Rupert-Seal Cove Airport, BC (ZSW/CZSW)
Bounced on landing and crashed.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "It would appear that through misuse of the controls in the air after the aircraft touched down on the water, it bounced several times, the final bounce being so severe that the nose section was torn off."




photo (c) David Bartle; Prince Rupert, BC; 11 May 1953

photo (c) David Bartle; Prince Rupert, BC; 11 May 1953

photo (c) Don Benn; Port Hardy Airport, BC (YZT/CYZT) ?; 1946

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