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29/11/1963 Trans-Canada Airlines Flight 831 crashes

The aircraft was a four-engine Douglas DC-8-54CF airliner, registered CF-TJN. About five minutes after takeoff in poor weather, the jet crashed about 20 miles north of Montreal, near Ste-Thérèse-de-Blainville, Quebec, Canada, killing all 118 people on board: 111 passengers and 7 crew members.


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  • Trans-Canada Air Lines Flight 831 

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  • Notable victims