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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192620
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:21-JUL-1965
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic cf10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Canada CF-100 Canuck Mk 5D
Owner/operator:Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
Registration: 18513
MSN: C-100/5/413
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Stephenville, Newfoundland -   Canada
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Harmon AFB, Stephenville, Newfoundland (YJT)
Narrative:
The Electronic Warfare Unit (EWU) aircraft was on finals to Harmon AFB in bad-weather when it struck water short of the runway. Both crewmembers, F/L G. Keith and EWO F/L R. Palmer were killed. Investigators suspected misreading of the altimeter as the probable cause of the accident.

Sources:

Canadian Forces DFS Flight Comment 1966-3 MAY-JUN Page 18
http://www.rwrwalker.ca/RCAF_18501_18550_detailed.html
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/80003077?Gordon%20James%20Keith
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/80003099?Richard%20James%20Palmer


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jan-2017 09:08 yukonjack Added

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