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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 54916
Last updated: 5 June 2020
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Date:10-JAN-1992
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CF-5D (CF-116D)
Owner/operator:419 TF(T) Sqn CAF
Registration: 116819
C/n / msn: 2019
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Cold Lake, AB -   Canada
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Struck ground during turn, near Cold Lake while attempting to verify a pod had jettisoned safely from their aircraft while flying at 500’ AGL. Neither pilot communicated effectively with the other to confirm who was responsible for flying and avoiding the ground and who was responsible for verifying the pod’s safe jettison. Instead, both Pilots focussed their attention on the pod and consequently flew into the ground.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20120622194704/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/Canadair_CF-5.htm
http://www.rcaf-arc.forces.gc.ca/en/flight-safety/article-template-flight-safety.page?doc=ct155201-hawk-epilogue-flight-safety-investigation-report/hl6j9hve para 4.4


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Aug-2011 07:22 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
20-Jul-2016 10:57 JF Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
11-Nov-2018 13:20 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
02-Jan-2019 10:12 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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