Accident North American Yale (NA-64) 3382, Sunday 23 February 1941
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Date:Sunday 23 February 1941
Type:North American Yale (NA-64)
Owner/operator:1 SFTS RCAF
Registration: 3382
MSN: 64-2188
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Alliston, Ontario -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RCAF Camp Borden, ON
Destination airport:
Crashed while trying to return after engine stopped on take-off from an auxiliary landing field.
Student pilot killed and instructor seriously injured and died 6 February.
LAC Harry William SHORTT (student) RCAF
Sgt Bennie John Smith (instr.) RCAF


The Windsor Daily Star 24 February 1941, p2
Canadian Military Aircraft Serial Numbers
Saskatoon Star-Phoenix 26 February 1941, p7

Revision history:

26-Jan-2018 10:46 TB Added
26-Jan-2018 16:45 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
28-Jan-2018 19:09 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
06-Jun-2024 18:23 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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