Air Manitoba

Air Manitoba Monday May 11, 1987
The cargo plane lost the left wing while in a holding pattern. The left wing failed under normal flight loads as a result of a fatigue crack in the center section lower wing skin. Anomalies in the radiographs taken during mandatory non-destructive testing inspections were not correctly interpreted.

Crash Details

DateMonday May 11, 1987
LocationPickle Lake, Ontario, Canada
Passengers0
Crew2
Fatalities2
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeDouglas C-47B
OperatorAir Manitoba
RegistrationC-FADD
Flight OriginBig Trout
Flight Destination Pickle Lake
Pickle Lake, Ontario, Canada
Air Manitoba
Douglas C-47B
1987