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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 246387
Last updated: 17 January 2022
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Date:14-OCT-1939
Time:11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic bttl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Battle Mk I
Owner/operator:Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
Registration: 1304
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Sharbot Lake, Ontario, 10 km south of Snow Road -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RCAF Trenton
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Fairey Battle was on a cross country navigation exercise when it crashed into the ground near Sharbot Lake, Ontario. The plane crashed in an over-the-vertical dive in bad visibility.

Sources:

1. They Shall not Grow Old, Les Allison and Harry Hayward, 1991
2. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?8270-14-October-1939-crash-in-Canada
3. https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/collections/virtualmem/Detail/2953275
4. https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/collections/virtualmem/Detail/2851152


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Dec-2020 17:11 R W Forbes Added
13-Feb-2021 21:09 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Operator]

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