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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192617
Last updated: 2 December 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 5
Owner/operator:Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
Registration: 18572
MSN: C-100/5/472
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near North Bay, Ontario -   Canada
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario (YYB)
Destination airport:RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario (YYB)
A 414 AW(F) Squadron four plane was returning to North Bay with solid cloud from the ground up to 42,000 feet, requiring a Ground Controlled Approach (GCA). The first aircraft landed successfully in near “zero-zero” conditions. With No. 2 approximately five miles back, GCA advised that radar contact with No. 3 had been lost and requested No. 2 to go around to determine if they could be picked up on radar. Flying back through the fog, they noticed a glow on the ground from a fire. No. 3 had struck the ground and exploded, instantly killing F/O R. Fletcher and F/O G. Dallaire. It was suspected the pilot misread his altimeter, probably due to a head cold.


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07-Jan-2017 09:08 yukonjack Added

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