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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204107
Last updated: 11 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic VAMP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.100 Vampire F Mk 3
Owner/operator:Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
Registration: 17038
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Beaverton, Ontario -   Canada
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RCAF Stn Downsview, ON
Destination airport:RCAF Stn Downsview, ON
F/O James A. Purvis of 411 County of York (Fighter) Squadron (Auxiliary) was on a training flight in Vampire 17038 when he crashed into a swamp near Beaverton, ON. The pilot was killed in the crash.

Note: Some Vampire references state 17038 was sold in the USA as N6876D. The Vampire sold as N6876D was 17083.


1.Saskatoon Star-Phoenix 3 May 1954, p5

Revision history:

09-Jan-2018 20:55 TB Added
15-Jan-2018 15:45 TB Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
10-Jan-2020 11:02 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Operator]
26-Dec-2020 18:00 Dr.Roup Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative, Operator]
23-Feb-2021 08:12 Cosmo Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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