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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191992
Last updated: 12 October 2021
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Date:15-MAR-1957
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic cf10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Canada CF-100 Canuck Mk 5
Owner/operator:Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
Registration: 18592
MSN: C-100/5/492
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:l’Assomption, Québec -   Canada
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RCAF Station St. Hubert, Québec (YHU)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The 425 AW(F) Squadron CF-100 crashed near the town of l’Assomption, Québec, shortly after take off from RCAF Station St. Hubert. The suspected cause was believed to be problems with elevator control. F/Os C. Wright and M. Wright died in the crash.

Sources:

The Avro CF-100; Larry Milberry, Pg 129
Je Tu Plumerai, 425 Alouette Squadron History; Page 64
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/80002832?Clarence%20Russell%20Wright
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/80002801?Michael%20Gerald%20Wright


Revision history:

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14-Dec-2016 06:47 yukonjack Added

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