Accident Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3) CF-BXZ, Saturday 22 March 1952
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Date:Saturday 22 March 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Maritime Central Airways
Registration: CF-BXZ
MSN: 4695
Year of manufacture:1942
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:64 km from Gaspe, QC -   Canada
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Saint John Airport, NB (YSJ/CYSJ)
Destination airport:Goose Bay Airport, NL (YYR/CYYR)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The DC-3 departed Saint John at 13:48 AST for a flight to Goose Bay. Last radio contact was at 14:34 when the crew reported near Chatham, estimating over Seven Islands at 15:44. The aircraft was flying at an altitude of 7000 feet when it disappeared off radar screens. The wreckage was found August 27, 1953.


Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 54)
ICAO Circular 38-AN/33 (47)

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16 September 1943 41-18570 United States Army Air Force - USAAF Myrtle Beach, SC w/o


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