Date & Time: Dec 3, 1944
Type of aircraft:
Canadian Vickers PBV-1 Canso (OA-10 Canso)
Survey / Patrol / Reconnaissance
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The seaplane was engaged in a maritime patrol mission when it crashed into the sea off Clayoquot, in the region of Tofino, Vancouver Island. No trace of the aircraft nor the crew was found and all rescue operations were suspended after few days. The wreckage was eventually spotted on July 1945.