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AVENGER/Bu. 53558

Grumman Avenger 53558

Grumman Avenger 53558 Grumman Avenger 53558 Grumman Avenger 53558
Bureau #: 53558
Construction #: -
Civil Registration(s):
  CF-IMQ
  Model: TBM-3 Avenger Avenger
Name: None
Status: Crashed
Last info: 1958

History:
Delivered to US Navy as Bu. 53558, 1960.
Delivered to Royal Canadian Navy as ???, May 1950.
Wheeler Airlines, St. Jean, Quebec, Canada, 1958.
- Registered as CF-IMQ.
- Flew as #500.
- Converted to sprayer, painting, etc. by Fairey Aviation, Dartmouth, NS, 1958.
- Flew in NB in 1958 as part of a fleet of 6 Wheeler and 6 Skyway TBMs.
- Crashed on takeoff at right side of takeoff runway at Juniper, NB, June 1, 1958.
-- Pilot J.T.J. (Ted) Zys (of the RCN Reserve) was unhurt.
-- The aircraft was scrapped.

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