Airplane Crash - Oreway, Canada 01/17/1956

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Oreway, Canada


Date01/17/1956
Time00:52
LocationOreway, Canada
OperatorQuebecair
RouteKnob Lake - Oreway
TypeDouglas DC-3
RegistrationCF-GVZ
Cn/In15552/26997
Aboard18
Fatalities4
Ground0
SummaryLoss of the No. 2 engine necessitated a forced crash landing near a railway station. Failure to maintain height at night due to the loss of the starboard engine in icing conditions. The aircraft was also overloaded.

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