Accident Avro Canada CF-100 Canuck Mk 5 18682,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191401
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Date:Tuesday 19 January 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic cf10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Avro Canada CF-100 Canuck Mk 5
Owner/operator:Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
Registration: 18682
MSN: C-100/5/582
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Strait of Georgia, Comox, British Columbia -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RCAF Station Comox, British Columbia
Destination airport:RCAF Station Comox British Columbia
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
CF-100 18682 of 409 Squadron was carrying out a night time go-around at RCAF Station Comox, but instead of climbing away, the aircraft descended into the waters of the Straits of Georgia. The aircraft contacted the water in a flat attitude and exploded in flames over the water. The bodies of pilot F/O B. Shaw and navigator F/O G. Davis were never found.


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