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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191993
Last updated: 12 October 2021
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Date:19-MAY-1956
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: 18575
MSN: C-100/475
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 mi E of Kinross AFB, MI -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Kinross AFB, Michigan (CIU)
Destination airport:Kinross AFB, Michigan (CIU)
Narrative:
A 428 AW(F) Squadron CF-100 was performing a high speed, low-level pass at the Kinross AFB airshow when the left hand wing failed. 1st Lt. R. De Genova of the US Air Force ejected, but his parachute failed to open and he was killed. The RCAF pilot, F/L S.A. Marshall died in the wreckage of his aircraft.

Sources:

The Avro CF-100; Larry Milberry, Pg 107
http://www.wow.com/wiki/No._428_Squadron_RCAF#Accidents_and_Losses
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/80003303?Stuart%20Allan%20Marshall
https://www.findagrave.com/page=gr&GRid=28941184
Saskatoon Star-Phoenix 19 May 1956, p1/24 May 1956, p10


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Dec-2016 06:47 yukonjack Added
22-Dec-2017 10:18 TB Updated [Location, Source]
26-Dec-2017 19:53 TB Updated [Location, Source]
02-Jan-2018 09:32 TB Updated [Source]

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