1969 Plane Crash at CPR Building in Cranbrook: 0014.0027

1969 Plane Crash at CPR Building in Cranbrook

0014.0027: 1969 Plane Crash at CPR Building in Cranbrook

Aftermath of the crash of a North American Harvard CF-WLW into a house very near the CPR roundhouse on Cobham Rd. The aircraft was doing an aerobatics display and lost power during a maneuver, the pilot attempted to recover and reach the airport but he did not have enough airspeed or height; his wing clipped a telephone pole and he cartwheeled into the house. He was killed in the crash.

Medium:  Photograph - Image
Date:  1969
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0014)


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