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AVENGER/Bu. 53632



Bureau #: 53632
Construction #: 3694
Civil Registration(s):
  CF-MXN
  Model(s):
  TBM-3S Avenger
  AS Mk. 3M Avenger
Name: None
Status: Crashed
Last info: 1973

History:
Delivered to RCN as 53632.
- BOC: July 25, 1950.
- SOC: July 5, 1960.
Canadian Colleries Resources, Vancouver, BC, 1965-1966.
- Registered as CF-MXN.
Westwood Ltd, 1965.
Skyway Air Services, Langley, BC, 1969.
Convair Aviation Ltd, Abbotsford, BC, 1969-1973.
- Flew as tanker #619.
- Crashed into river, Kamloops, BC, July 31, 1971.
- Recovered and repaired.
- Crashed while fire bombing, Moyie Lake, BC, August 18, 1973.
-- Pilot abandoned aircraft by parachute.

Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff, Edited by Paul Coggan - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Mansfield, England, 1989.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
Photo Source(s):
Barrie MacLeod

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