Date & Time: Dec 23, 1946
Type of aircraft:
De Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Enroute, the pilot was forced to attempt an emergency landing following a double engine failure. The aircraft crash landed on the icy Saint Lawrence River off Mont-Joli, Quebec. While all seven occupants were later rescued, the aircraft broke through the ice, sank and was lost.
Double engine failure caused by a fuel exhaustion.