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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21032
Last updated: 21 April 2021
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Date:16-MAY-1957
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra PR.7
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: WH790
C/n / msn: 71279
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:11 mi ESE of Goose Bay, NL -   Canada
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Edmonton, AB
Destination airport:Goose Bay, NL
Narrative:
Dived into the ground after loss of contact during a GCA approach in bad weather.

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1957.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194235/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1957.htm#may
Saskatoon Star-Phoenix 21 May 1957, p1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jun-2008 03:28 JINX Added
06-Apr-2013 23:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Dec-2017 14:26 TB Updated [Date, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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