Accident Grumman G-21A Goose CF-GEB , Sunday 2 January 1966
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Date:Sunday 2 January 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic G21 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Grumman G-21A Goose
Owner/operator:BC Air Lines
Registration: CF-GEB
MSN: B-45
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Vancouver (YVT), BC -   Canada
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Vancouver (YVT/CYVR), BC
Destination airport:Tahsis, BC
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Flight 235 overshot the runway and crashed on tidelands during snowstorm. Pilot Frank McCarville and two passengers died. Aircraft returned to Vancouver shortly after take-off due to weather.

Wreckage salvaged, sold to USA and rebuilt as N1042. Crashed in Alaska May 1978, three minor injuries, aircraft reported as destroyed, cancelled from USCAR 1983 as destroyed.


World Directory of Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham
El Siglo de Torreón 3 January 1966, p12
"The Grumman Amphibians" by Fred J. Knight
Final Report summary ICAO No.1:

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

12 May 1978 N1042 Gifford Aviation 0 near Port Moller, AK w/o

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
24-Jan-2011 15:25 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
19-Jan-2013 12:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
29-Jan-2013 10:37 TB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Aug-2015 16:42 TB Updated [Source]
25-Oct-2018 17:53 Anon. Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
20-Nov-2021 09:22 xrecovery9 Updated [Source, Narrative]

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