Accident Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3) CF-BXZ, Saturday 22 March 1952
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Date:Saturday 22 March 1952
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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
Category:Accident
Location:64 km from Gaspe, QC -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
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
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

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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