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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205637
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: 17066
MSN: EEP 42384
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dorion, QC -   Canada
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RCAF Station Rockcliffe, ON
Destination airport:RCAF Station St. Hubert, QC
On 12-Jun-1954, a 438 (City of Montreal) Aux Sqn pilot, based at RCAF Station St. Hubert QC, was returning from an airshow at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ottawa ON. During the return flight, the pilot rolled inverted resulting in the engine flaming out. The pilot was able to carry out a wheels-up forced landing on a grass field near Dorion QC, 32 miles west of RCAF St. Hubert. The pilot walked away but the aircraft sustained sufficient damage to be written off.


The Montreal Gazette 14 June 1954, p3
RCAF Historical Records

Revision history:

04-Feb-2018 21:17 TB Added
10-Jan-2020 11:09 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Operator]
24-Feb-2021 08:35 Cosmo Updated [Registration, Operator, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Jul-2021 05:22 Cosmo Updated [Date, Time, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Nov-2021 06:52 Anon. Updated [Location]

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