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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191406
Last updated: 12 October 2021
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Date:03-NOV-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: 18371
MSN: C-100/4/271
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Bagotville, QC -   Canada
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RCAF Station Bagotville, Québec
Destination airport:RCAF Station Bagotville, Québec
Narrative:
Two CF-100s, 18371 and 18355 of 440 AW (F) Squadron, were practicing nighttime interceptions. During the blacked-out interception exercise, the two aircraft collided. The crew of 18355 were able to return the aircraft safely to Bagotville, but 18371 crashed, killing Flying Officers D.J. Graham and W. Ness. This was the squadron’s first fatal crash in the CF-100 era.

Sources:

The Avro CF-100; Larry Milberry, Page 124
440 Squadron History; The Hangar Bookshelf, Page 58
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/80002122?Douglas%20John%20Llewellyn%20Graham
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/80003180?William%20Ness


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Nov-2016 19:22 yukonjack Added
21-Dec-2017 16:43 TB Updated [Location, Source]

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