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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 190741
Last updated: 24 September 2021
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Date:09-SEP-1955
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic cf10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro Canada CF-100 Canuck Mk 3A
Owner/operator:Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
Registration: 18127
MSN: C-100/3/27
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RCAF Station Cold Lake, AB -   Canada
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta
Destination airport:RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta
Narrative:
The CF-100, operated by No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit, crashed off the end of the runway at RCAF Cold Lake. The aircraft had just taken off when the pilot, believing his instruments were unreliable, indicated that he was switching to visual flight. Unfortunately, the pilot had become disoriented resulting in the aircraft crashing and killing F/O J.R. Desrochers and P/O J.Y. Roberge.

Sources:

The Avro CF-100, Larry Milberry
http://lynxsquadron.tripod.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderfiles/pilotdiaryenglish.pdf
http://www.rwrwalker.ca/RCAF_18101_18150_detailed.html
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/80002046?Joseph%20Raoul%20Real%20Gilles%20Desrochers
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/80002498?Joseph%20Yvon%20Jean%20Marc%20Roberge


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Oct-2016 05:28 yukonjack Added
21-Dec-2017 16:41 TB Updated [Location, Nature, Source]

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