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  • Main-track derailment of Canadian Pacific Railway freight train 118-10 at mile 42.0, Nipigon Subdivision, Dublin, Ontario on 13 January 2015

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    On 13 January 2015, at 1118 Eastern Standard Time, Canadian Pacific Railway freight train 118-10 was proceeding eastward on the Nipigon Subdivision at about 35 mph when it experienced a train-initiated emergency brake application at Mile 42.0 near Dublin, Ontario. Subsequent inspection determined that 21 cars had derailed. The derailed equipment included 7 dangerous goods tank cars loaded with propane (UN 1075, liquefied petroleum gas). As a result of the derailment, 1 tank car lost its entire load and another tank car released product. One crew member sustained minor inhalation injuries.

  • Forced landing following fuel exhaustion of Aviation Flycie Inc. Beechcraft King Air 100, C-GJSU, 8 nm E Montréal/St-Hubert Airport, Quebec on 10 June 2013

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    The Beechcraft King Air 100 (registration C-GJSU, serial number B-88) operated by Aviation Flycie Inc. took off from the Montréal/St-Hubert Airport, Quebec, on a local flight under visual flight rules with 1 pilot and 3 passengers on board. As the aircraft approached Runway 24R at the Montréal/St-Hubert Airport, both engines (Pratt & Whitney Canada, PT6A-28) stopped due to fuel exhaustion. The pilot diverted to the St-Mathieu-de-Beloeil Airport, Quebec, and then attempted a forced landing in a field 0.5 nautical mile west of the St-Mathieu-de-Beloeil Airport. The aircraft struck the ground 30 feet short of the selected field, at 1725 Eastern Daylight Time. The aircraft was extensively damaged, and the 4 occupants sustained minor injuries. The emergency locator transmitter activated during the occurrence. The flight took place during daylight hours, and there was no fire.

  • Loss of control and collision with terrain of Conair Group Inc., dba Conair, Air Tractor AT-802A Fire Boss Amphibian, C-FDHV, 25 nm NW of Cold Lake, Alberta on 22 May 2015

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    The Conair amphibious float-equipped Air Tractor AT-802A Fire Boss, C-FDHV, serial number 802A-0348, was operating as Tanker 692 in support of wildfire management operations 25 nautical miles northwest of Cold Lake, Alberta. Tanker 692 was the last in a formation of 4 AT-802A Fire Boss aircraft followed by 2 CL-215T aircraft being operated by Conair Group Inc. Tanker 692 had completed 2 drops on the fire, from west to east, with a turnout to the north. When exiting its third drop, Tanker 692 encountered severe turbulence and then pitched to a nose-up attitude. The aircraft climbed to approximately 400–500 feet above ground level, where it rolled to the left and entered a nose-down attitude. It struck the ground right-wing low and close to nose-level at 1630 Mountain Daylight Time. The pilot was fatally injured as a result of non-survivable impact forces. There was no post-impact fire.

  • Loss of vessel at sea with 3 fatalities of small fishing vessel CFV 130214, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador on 16 June 2015

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    On 16 June 2015, at approximately 1923 Newfoundland and Labrador Daylight Time, the small fishing vessel CFV 130214, with 3 people on board, was reported overdue from a fishing trip in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador. Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Halifax initiated a search of the area. The next day, search and rescue personnel recovered the 3 deceased crew members on Bar Haven Island. The vessel was not found and is believed to have sunk.

  • Movement exceeds limits of authority, Canadian Pacific Railway Freight train 672-024 at Mile 103 of the Cranbrook Subdivision, Cranbrook, British Columbia on 11 March 2015

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    On 11 March 2015 at approximately 0130 Pacific Daylight Time, a rail traffic controller at Canadian Pacific Railway stopped train 672-024 near Mile 102 on the Cranbrook Subdivision after the train had departed Cranbrook, British Columbia, and travelled east for 5 miles without authorization. There were no conflicting movements.