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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 171644
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic cf10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Canada CF-100 Canuck Mk 4B
Owner/operator:Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
Registration: 18405
MSN: C-100/4/305
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Bottenbach -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:3 Wing – RCAF Station Zweibrücken, Germany
Destination airport:3 Wing – RCAF Station Zweibrücken, Germany
The two crew members flying CF-100 18405 of 440 AW (Fighter) Squadron, received an engine fire warning and noticed what appeared to be smoke from the engines as they were slowed. Both crew members, believing the aircraft was on fire ejected, but were severely injured with broken backs. Investigation found that the fire warning was false and that the smoke was in fact, condensation as the engine throttles were retarded. The aircraft was not in danger of crashing.


Hamburger Abendblatt 12 August 1961, p22
The Avro CF-100; Larry Milberry, (Pg 143)
Canadian Military Aircraft, Serials and Photographs

Revision history:

26-Nov-2014 20:18 TB Added
26-Nov-2014 20:22 TB Updated [Registration]
18-Dec-2015 21:59 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
18-Dec-2015 21:59 TB Updated [Nature]
16-Jul-2016 06:32 yukonjack Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Aug-2016 06:59 CF Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2017 19:26 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Location]

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