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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205636
Last updated: 18 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: 17086
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nr Four Mile Lake, North Bay, ON -   Canada
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RCAF North Bay, ON
Destination airport:RCAF North Bay, ON
No. 401 (City of Westmount) Aux Sqn, had deployed to RCAF North Bay, ON from RCAF St. Hubert, QC with eight Vampires for summer training. During a three-plane mission, Vampires 17086 and 17054, collided over Four Mile Lake. Pilot F/O Peter A. Read, flying 17086, died in the collision. The pilot flying 17054 was able to bail out.


The Montreal Gazette 12 July 1954, p13
North Bay Nugget 11 July 1954, p1
Ottawa Citizen 10 July 1954, p1

Revision history:

04-Feb-2018 21:17 TB Added
10-Jan-2020 11:08 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]
24-Feb-2021 08:35 Cosmo Updated [Registration, Operator, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Jul-2021 06:12 Cosmo Updated [Location, Narrative]

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