Eastern Provincial Airways

Eastern Provincial Airways Tuesday August 29, 1961
An in-flight fire, initiated and sustained by a severe fuel leak. The fuel leak was caused by the locking of a carburetor drain plug to unscrew.

Crash Details

DateTuesday August 29, 1961
LocationSondreströmfjord, Greenland
Passengers4
Crew2
Fatalities1
Survivors5
Aircraft Typede Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
OperatorEastern Provincial Airways
RegistrationCF-MEX
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Sondreströmfjord, Greenland
Eastern Provincial Airways
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
1961