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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205636
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:10-JUL-1954
Time:08:45
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
MSN:
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.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RCAF North Bay, ON
Destination airport:RCAF North Bay, ON
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

The Montreal Gazette 12 July 1954, p13
North Bay Nugget 11 July 1954, p1
Ottawa Citizen 10 July 1954, p1
https://waterloowarbirds.com/pages/honour-wall
http://rcafassociation.ca/heritage/post-war-data/post-war-casualties-rcafcf/



Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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