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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191401
Last updated: 15 November 2019
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Date:19-JAN-1960
Time:01:30 Local
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: 18682
C/n / msn: C-100/5/582
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Strait of Georgia, Comox, British Columbia -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RCAF Station Comox, British Columbia
Destination airport:RCAF Station Comox British Columbia
Narrative:
CF-100 18682 of 409 Squadron was carrying out a night time go-around at RCAF Station Comox, but instead of climbing away, the aircraft descended into the waters of the Straits of Georgia. The aircraft contacted the water in a flat attitude and exploded in flames over the water. The bodies of pilot F/O B. Shaw and navigator F/O G. Davis were never found.

Sources:

http://www.canaero.ca/subpages/Article%20content/westcoastinterceptorpage1.html
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/80002795?Brian%20Shaw
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/80002959?Gordon%20Murray%20Davis


Revision history:

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17-Nov-2016 19:22 yukonjack Added

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