Date & Time: May 14, 1984
Type of aircraft:
Canadian Vickers PBV-1 Canso (OA-10 Canso)
The Flying Fireman
Thunder Bay - Thunder Bay
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
After takeoff from Thunder Bay, while climbing, the right engine failed while the left engine lost power. The aircraft descended, struck obstacles and eventually crashed in a prairie. Both pilots were injured and the aircraft was destroyed.
Failure of both engines during initial climb because the fuel was contaminated by water.