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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205677
Last updated: 8 January 2020
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Date:19-SEP-1948
Time:afternoon
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: 17080
C/n / msn: 42398
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Kendal, ON -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Niagara Falls, NY
Destination airport:RCAF Trenton, ON/CFS
Narrative:
Crashed into hill near Newcastel 35 miles off Course in heavy cloud formation. Pilot Flt Lt Leslie P. Banner on 100 miles return flight with another Vampire from a USAAF celebration. Last contact 12:13 northeast over Peterboro.

Sources:

The Ottawa Journal 20 September 1948, p3
Canadian Military Aircraft Serial Numbers
Ottawa Citizen 20 September 1948, p10


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Feb-2018 18:21 TB Added
08-Jan-2020 21:08 stehlik49 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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