Date & Time: May 21, 1978
Type of aircraft:
Canadian Vickers PBV-1 Canso (OA-10 Canso)
The Flying Fireman
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The crew was flying at low altitude while completing a firefighting mission when the right engine partially failed. The airplane lost height and crashed, killing both occupants.
it is believed that the right engine malfunction was probably caused by a momentary fuel starvation due to an asymmetric fuel load.