Accident North American NA-66 Harvard Mk II 2588, Thursday 10 January 1952
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Date:Thursday 10 January 1952
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic T6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
North American NA-66 Harvard Mk II
Owner/operator:2 FTS RCAF
Registration: 2588
MSN: 66-2321
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near RCAF Gimli, Manitoba -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RCAF Gimli, MB
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Harvard 2588 : Cat.A damage on 10 January 1952 while serving with No. 2 Flying School RCAF Gimli, Manitoba.
Flight Lieutenant Ashdown and Flight Cadet Vivyan were fatally injured during a progress test in Harvard 2588. The aircraft was totally destroyed in the crash.
Crew:
F/Lt (C/27110) Evans Farrell (Ash) Ashdown (pilot/Instruc) RCAF killed
F/C (200042) George William Mark Vivyan (student) RCAF killed

Sources:

https://caspir.warplane.com/asrc/acn/200000852/#2588
Saskatoon Star-Phoenix 11 January 1952, p2.

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Jan-2018 10:30 TB Added
22-Jun-2018 08:16 A.J. Scholten Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
22-Jun-2018 08:22 A.J. Scholten Updated [Aircraft type]
03-Jul-2024 11:16 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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