Accident de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk CF-CYC, Wednesday 30 January 1952
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Date:Wednesday 30 January 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk
Owner/operator:British Columbia Aero Club
Registration: CF-CYC
MSN: 133-171
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Mount Pilchuck, WA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Vancouver, BC
Destination airport:Seattle, WA
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed into tree in Cascade mountains in bad weather during cross country flight. Pilot (31) killed. Other crewmember (33/ex RCAF pilot) survived minor injured and walked for help.


Saskatoon Star Phoenix 1 February 1952, p2

Revision history:

16-Jan-2018 18:50 TB Added
06-Feb-2018 16:18 TB Updated [Time, Narrative, ]
10-Feb-2019 17:11 rod brown Updated [Registration, Cn, ]

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