FLT-21 July 8 1965
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member imsolost
N 51° 36.412 W 121° 46.148
10U E 585236 N 5718031
A DC-6B Crashed here in 1965 killing all 52 people onboard.
Waymark Code: WMV2P
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 10/13/2006
Published By:Groundspeak Charter Member mtn-man
Views: 202

A DC-6B Crashed here in 1965 killing all 52 people onboard enroute from Vancouver to Whitehorse. The investigation concluded an explosive device detonated in the rear lavitory blowing the tail section off. This marked one of the first acts of terrorism in Canada. There is a memorial plaque at the main crash site. A short walk to the tail section N51 35.922 W121 45.705
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Date of Crash: 07/08/1965

Aircraft Model: CPAL DC-6B

Military or Civilian: Civilian

Tail Number: 433

Cause of Crash:
Explosive device left aft lavitory

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