Date & Time: Jan 17, 1955 at 0515 LT
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed C-121 Super Constellation
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
Stephenville – Patuxent
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While cruising by night over the Prince Edward Island, the crew informed ATC about a dual engine failure and elected to return to Stephenville-Ernest Harmon Airport. While approaching Newfoundland, the airplane went out of control and crashed into the gulf of Saint-Laurent off Codroy, about 112 km southwest of Stephenville. All 13 occupants were killed.
Double engine failure in flight.