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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 190650
Last updated: 19 October 2021
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Date:12-OCT-1955
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic cf10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Canada CF-100 Canuck Mk 4B
Owner/operator:Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
Registration: 18336
MSN: C100/4/236
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Nipissing, ON -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta
Destination airport:RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario
Narrative:
CF-100 18336 of 433 AW (Fighter) Squadron was flying as part of a six plane formation. The formation was completing a 1,700 mile trip from Cold Lake, Alberta to North Bay, Ontario. As the formation approached North Bay, the aircraft broke from formation at 21,000 feet and crashed into Lake Nipissing. F/O D.G. Bates and F/O A.N Leaf died in the crash. Hypoxia was suspected.

Sources:

433 Squadron History; The Hangar Bookshelf, Page 30
North Bay Nugget, Wednesday October 14, 1955
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/80001881?David%20George%20Bates
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/80003300?Alexander%20Nelson%20Leaf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Oct-2016 06:17 yukonjack Added
21-Dec-2017 16:41 TB Updated [Location, Source]

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