Accident at 25 NM N of Sitidgi Lake, INUVIK, NT
2001-07-26: UPDATE TSB reported that the crew of the PBY-5A was conducting a water pick up from Sitidgi Lake during fire suppression activities when they lost control. A wing tip dug into the water and the aircraft came to rest nose down in the lake. Another PBY-5 which was in the area landed on the lake near the downed machine and picked up the crew before it sank in about 100 feet of water.
2001-07-24: It was reported to the Inuvik FSS that TANKER 602, a Consolidated PBY-5A Canso, dug the right wing into the water during a pickup on Sitidgi Lake, about 25 NM north of Inuvik. The 2 crew were unharmed. A company aircraft landed and picked up the crew. There is extensive damage to the right wing and the a/c is currently disabled in the lake in a nose-down tail-up attitude. It is expected that the company will recover the a/c.
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