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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189324
Last updated: 15 October 2019
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Date:22-JAN-1959
Time:
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: 18417
C/n / msn: C-100/4/317
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Prestwick, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Prestwick, Scotland
Destination airport:Renfrew, Scotland
Narrative:
RCAF CF-100 18417 took off from Prestwick with a Scottish Aviation pilot and passenger, for a ferry flight to Renfrew, Scotland. Shortly after takeoff, the aircraft went into an uncontrolled descending right hand turn. The pilot ejected safely, but the passenger failed to eject and was killed in the crash. It has been reported that the safety pin may not have been removed from the passengerís ejection mechanism.

Sources:

https://canavbooks.wordpress.com/2010/04/19/the-facts-will-out-the-crash-of-cf-100-18417/
https://canavbooks.wordpress.com/2013/10/02/the-crash-of-cf-100-18417-redux/


Revision history:

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17-Aug-2016 06:59 yukonjack Added

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