12 killed in Boeing 737 crash near Re...

12 killed in Boeing 737 crash near Resolute Bay reminds people of Cancelled Avro Arrow circa 1957

There are 1 comment on the CTV story from Aug 20, 2011, titled 12 killed in Boeing 737 crash near Resolute Bay reminds people of Cancelled Avro Arrow circa 1957. In it, CTV reports that:

He said his hotel is about a mile (1.6 kilometers) from the crash site, but he did not witness the accident.

Aziz Kheraj, the owner of the South Camp Inn, in Resolute Bay, told The Associated Press by telephone that his two granddaughters were on the plane, but only one of them survived the crash.

She was airlifted to a hospital in Iqaluit, the capital of Nunavut. Manik said the hotel's cook was also on the flight, but Kheraj could not confirm this.

He did not want to discuss details of what he saw at the crash site.

On its website, First Air says it serves the cargo and travel needs of remote northern communities in Canada's Arctic, connecting 30 northern communities with some of Canada's bigger cities.

Resolute Bay is an Arctic waterway in Nunavut. The population is mostly aboriginal natives known as Inuit ( Eskimo ) people ...

Twelve people are dead and three others are injured after a First Air Boeing 737 crashed near Resolute Bay, Nunavut early Saturday afternoon ...

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Chuck

Toronto, Canada

#1 Aug 20, 2011

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