- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: May 11, 1987
Time: 18:00
Location: Pickle Lake, Ontario, Canada
Operator: Air Manitoba
Flight #: ?
Route: Big Trout - Pickle Lake
AC Type: Douglas C-47B
Registration: C-FADD
cn / ln: 26324
Aboard: 2   (passengers:0  crew:2)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:0  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: 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.
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