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AVENGER/Bu. 85833

Grumman Avenger 85833

Bureau #: 85833
Construction #: 2652
Civil Registration(s):
  CF-IMO
  Model(s):
  TBM-3S Avenger
  Avenger AS Mk. 3 Avenger
Name: None
Status: Crashed
Last info: 1970

History:
Delivered to US Navy as Bu. 85833, 1960.
Delivered to RCN as 85833.
- BOC: June 30, 1950.
- SOC: March 26, 1958.
Forest Patrol Ltd, St John, NB, 1965-1970.
- Registered as CF-IMO.
- Crashed near Black Brook Depot, NB, south of Boston Brook airstrip, July 6, 1970.
-- Pilot Gene Myers.
-- Cause of crash was a power loss on takeoff.
-- CF-IMO was buried at the crash site.

Grumman Avenger 85833

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.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-5th Edition, 2008.
Federal Aviation Administration, 2011.
Photo Source(s):
B. MacLeod
Canadian forest Service
Research Assistance:

C. Adam
B. MacLeod

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