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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192619
Last updated: 5 December 2021
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Date:07-DEC-1960
Time:
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: 18571
MSN: C-100/5/471
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:30 miles south Rouyn, Québec -   Canada
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RCAF Station Val D’Or, Québec
Destination airport:RCAF Station Val D’Or, Québec
Narrative:
Three 428 AW(F) Squadron aircraft, including 18571 and 18610, were taking part in joint night time, lights out, lead-collision intercept exercises. The two aircraft collided and exploded, killing all four crew members. The explosion was so intense that it was seen by North Bay crews flying one hundred miles to the south. F/O B. Leon and F/O J. McCarthy died in 18571.

Sources:

The Avro CF-100; Larry Milberry, Page 92
Canucks Unlimited; Bob Baglow, Page 29
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._428_Squadron_RCAF
http://www.c-and-e-museum.org/Pinetreeline/other/other35/other35w.html
http://www.rwrwalker.ca/RCAF_18551_18600_detailed.html
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/80002918?Bertram%20Gordon%20Paul%20Leon
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/80002929?John%20Edward%20McCarthy


Revision history:

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07-Jan-2017 09:08 yukonjack Added

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