ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191403
Last updated: 2 December 2021
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

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: 18391
MSN: C-100/4/291
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Montbronn, France -   France
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RCAF 3 Fighter Wing, Zweibrücken, Germany
Destination airport:RCAF 3 Fighter Wing, Zweibrücken, Germany
CF-100 18391 of 440 AW (Fighter) Squadron, was being flown by the Squadron Commanding Officer, W/C W. McLeish, and was on a formation approach to Zweibrücken. The aircraft encountered a thunderstorm and crashed near the French village of Montbronn, 15 miles (24 Km) from the runway. W/C McLeish and the navigator, F/O R. Donald, died in the crash.


The Avro CF-100; Larry Milberry, (Page 143)
440 Squadron History; The Hangar Bookshelf, (Page 62)

Revision history:

17-Nov-2016 19:22 yukonjack Added

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description