Accident Canadair Sabre II (F-86E) 19265, Tuesday 24 June 1952
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Date:Tuesday 24 June 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic F86 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Canadair Sabre II (F-86E)
Owner/operator:430 (City of Sudbury) Sqn RCAF
Registration: 19265
MSN: BH-265
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Near Callander, Ontario -   Canada
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RCAF Station North Bay
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Engine flamed out at 5000 feet and failed to restart. The pilot, 40856 F/O Gordon William Anthony Troke (36) DFC, attempted a crash landing but struck trees and crashed into hill on a farm and broke into pieces, he was killed in the crash.


The Western Star 27 June 1952, p8
430 Sqdn RCAF records from RCAF historical microfilms

Revision history:

12-Mar-2018 07:53 TB Added
17-Mar-2018 13:56 TB Updated [Date, Narrative]
27-Mar-2018 20:14 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
17-Oct-2021 15:08 tachel Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Oct-2021 15:30 tachel Updated [Cn, Location, Source]
17-Oct-2021 16:02 tachel Updated [Source]

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