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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203654
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic VAMP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.100 Vampire F Mk 3
Owner/operator:438 (Wild Cat) Sqn RCAF
Registration: 17033
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:St. Lawrence river near Sorel, Quebec -   Canada
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RCAF St Hubert, QC
Destination airport:
T/O at 15:00hrs
One of two Vampire fighters that crashed into the ice-littered St. Lawrence river in low fog. The body of the pilot, (SN 120108) Sqn Ldr Guy Hackett (32) was never found.


The Montreal Gazette 2 April 1951, p1
RCAF archives - DND microfilms
438 Squadron records and logs


Revision history:

01-Jan-2018 00:18 TB Added
09-Jan-2018 20:56 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
15-Jan-2018 15:53 TB Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
15-Jan-2018 16:21 TB Updated [Time, Departure airport, Narrative]
08-Jan-2020 21:47 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Operator]
16-Feb-2021 18:39 tachel Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Location]
16-Feb-2021 18:47 tachel Updated [Operator]
16-Feb-2021 18:54 tachel Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Feb-2021 19:03 tachel Updated [Source, Narrative]
19-Mar-2021 01:44 tachel Updated [Narrative]
21-Mar-2021 17:45 tachel Updated [Cn, Photo]

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