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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 245537
Last updated: 4 December 2021
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Date:10-FEB-1944
Time:16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Ventura
Owner/operator:Eastern Air Command HQ RCAF
Registration: 2143
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:0,5 mi from St. Hubert, QC -   Canada
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Starboard engine failed on final. Aircraft veered off course crashed before making the runway. 6 on board survived, aircraft burned.
Pilot was C/23857 F/O J.F. Ross (RCAF) - treated for shock
Passengers:
C/350 G/C Marcel Dubuc (RCAF) Injured with broken arm
C/2520 W/C R.C. Muir (RCAF) Seriously injured with a crushed chest
R/188122 Cpl J. Schwartz (RCAF) Slightly injured with multiple lacerations
Two air cadet officers, F/O P. Dionne and F/O L.A. Daoust were uninjured.

Sources:

http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?26918-10-February-1944-RCAF-St-Hubert-crash-landing
http://www.rwrwalker.ca/RCAF_2100_2149_detailed.html
https://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.lac_reel_c12349/1071?r=0&s=3
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/AlliedLossesIncidents/?q=C%2F23857


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Dec-2020 14:22 tachel Added
11-Dec-2020 14:43 tachel Updated [Source, Narrative]
26-Dec-2020 18:41 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]
19-Mar-2021 18:48 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]

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