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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203982
Last updated: 22 April 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic T6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American Harvard
Owner/operator:Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
Registration: 20339
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mossleigh, AB -   Canada
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:RCAF Claresholm, AB
Destination airport:
One Harvard sheared of the tail of another while flying in four ship formation. One crashed. Other crash-landed. Instructor/student. Fourth fatal accident in this area since August 1951. Five died in the other three.
F/O N.J. McIntosh and F/C R. Valdes were both killed.


Saskatoon Star-Phoenix 1 February 1954, p1
RCAF Accident Card 093-20339. (Maj F. Paradie - RCAF Office of History)

Revision history:

07-Jan-2018 20:50 TB Added
07-Jan-2018 21:00 TB Updated [Narrative]
22-Apr-2020 08:07 425SqnRCAF Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]

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