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AVENGER/Bu. 53759

Grumman Avenger Bu. 53759 WRG # 0015982

Bureau #: 53759
Construction #: 3821
Civil Registration(s):
  CF-IMS
  Model(s):
  TBM-3S Avenger
  Avenger AS Mk. 3 Avenger
Name: None
Status: Crashed
Last info: 1960

History:
Delivered to US Navy as Bu. 53759, 1960.
Delivered to RCN as 391.
- BOC: June 16, 1952.
- SOC: January 30, 1958.
Wheeler Airlines, St Jean, Quebec, Canada, March 6, 1958-1960.
- Registered as CF-IMS.
- Converted to sprayer by Fairey Aviation, Dartmouth, NS, 1958.
- Crashed during emergency landing in bad weather, June 21, 1960.

Source(s):
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-5th Edition, 2008.
Photo Source(s):
Forest Protection Limited
Research Assistance:

C. Adam/forestprotectiontbmavengers.wordpress.com
Don Henry

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