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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205671
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:04-OCT-1950
Time:forenoon
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:410 (Cougar) Sqn RCAF
Registration: 17048
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Ste Julie de Vercheres, QC -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Dorval AP, Montreal, QC
Destination airport:RCAF Stn. St. Hubert, QC
Narrative:
Flying Officer Montague James Stewart Clow (28), pilot of Vampire 17048, had departed Dorval Airport with a formation of 410 (Fighter) Squadron aircraft, headed for RCAF Station St. Hubert. While overhead St. Hubert, it was noticed that F/O Clow’s aircraft was missing from the formation. A search was initiated and the aircraft was found crashed in a farm field near Ste Julie de Vercheres, Québec, approximately six miles from the air base. Investigation revealed that the aircraft crashed while attempting a forced landing. F/O Montague Clow died in the crash.

Sources:

The Montreal Gazette 6 October 1950, p3
https://waterloowarbirds.com/pages/honour-wall
http://rcafassociation.ca/heritage/post-war-data/post-war-casualties-


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Feb-2018 17:10 TB Added
05-Feb-2018 20:50 TB Updated [Narrative]
06-Feb-2018 14:37 TB Updated [Registration, Source]
08-Jan-2020 21:35 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]
02-Apr-2021 07:00 Cosmo Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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