Accident Supermarine Stranraer 935,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205310
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Date:Sunday 14 February 1943
Type:Supermarine Stranraer
Owner/operator:6 (BR) Sqn RCAF
Registration: 935
MSN: CV.221
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Between Maude and Lina islands in the Skidegate Channel, Haida Gwaii, -   Canada
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RCAF Alliford Bay Seaplane Base, Queen Charlotte Island, BC, Canada. Bay, BC
Destination airport:RCAF Alliford Bay Seaplane Base, Queen Charlotte Island, BC, Canada.
The No.6 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron RCAF Stranraer '935' was on an armed training flight out of RCAF Station Alliford Bay when it crashed and sank in the Skidegate Channel, British Columbia, Canada. The 6 aircrew, P/O, D.S. MacLennan; P/O L.G. Thompson; P/O, F. W. McConkey; Sgt, J.O. Gilmour; Cpl J.P. Spraling and Officer C.T. Fields were killed, possibly due to the onboard depth charges exploding in the crash.


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Revision history:

29-Jan-2018 20:25 TB Added
18-Oct-2020 14:29 Peter Clarke Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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