Accident Canadair Sabre II (F-86E) 19265, Tuesday 24 June 1952
ASN logo
 
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:Tuesday 24 June 1952
Time:day
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
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RCAF Station North Bay
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

The Western Star 27 June 1952, p8
https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/80002624
http://www.rwrwalker.ca/RCAF_19251_19300_detailed.html
https://www.rcafassociation.ca/heritage/search-awards/?search=troke&searchfield=lastname&type=all
https://www.rcafassociation.ca/heritage/post-war-data/post-war-casualties-rcafcf/
430 Sqdn RCAF records from RCAF historical microfilms
http://www.aircrewremembered.com/ParadieArchiveDatabase/?q=40856&qand=&exc1=&exc2=&search_only=&search_type=exact

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2024 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
www.FlightSafety.org