Date: June 23, 1957
Time: 14:20
Location: Port Hardy, BC, Canada
Operator: Pacific Western
Flight #: ?
Route: Port Hardy - Vancouver
AC Type: Douglas DC-3
Registration: CF-EPI
cn / ln: 7408
Aboard: 18   (passengers:15  crew:3)
Fatalities: 14   (passengers:12  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed while attempting an emergency landing after taking off with control difficulties. Jammed elevator. Crew forgot to remove the ground locks.

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