Date: October 17, 1951
Time: 1855
Location: Mt. Benson, BC, Canada
Operator: Queen Charlotte Airlines
Flight #: ?
Route: Kildala - Vancouver
AC Type: Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Registration: CF-FOQ
cn / ln: 400
Aboard: 23   (passengers:20  crew:3)
Fatalities: 23   (passengers:20  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: While flying VFR in adverse weather conditions, the pilot mistook Nanaimo for Vancouver. The plane crashed into Mt. Benson, 20 miles west of Vancouver.

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