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AVENGER/Bu. 53914



Bureau #: 53914
Construction #:
  3976
Civil Registration(s):
  N7029C
  CF-BQS
  Model(s):
  TBM-3E Avenger
Name: None
Status: Restoration
Last info: 2005

History:
John E. Orahood, Rocky Ford, CO, 1963.
- Registered as N7029C.
Aerial Applicators, Salt Lake City, UT, 1966-1972.
- Flew as tanker #D16.
Hicks & Lawrence Ltd, St. Thomas, Ontario, 1972.
- Registered as CF-BQS.
- Force landing in forest, northern Maine (near St. Pamphile, Quebec), May 19, 1972.
-- Abandoned at site.
Quonset Air Museum/Rhode Island Aviation Heritage Association, RI, 1990-2005.
- Recovered to NAS Quonset Point, RI by CH-54, November 1991.
- Under restoration.
C/N also reported as 6961.

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):
Scott Rose/Warbirds Resource Group.

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