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AVENGER/Bu. 86020
Grumman Avenger Bu. 86020

Bureau #: 86020
Construction #: 2839
Civil Registration(s):
  N7157C
  C-GFPL
Model(s):
  TBM-3S Avenger
  Avenger AS Mk. 3 Avenger
Name: None
Status: Crashed
Last info: 2010
History:
Delivered to United States Navy as Bu. 86020.
Delivered to Royal Canadian Navy as 86020.
- BOC:October 5, 1950.
- SOC: April 22, 1958.
Donald A. Goodman, Missoula, MT, 1963-1976.
- Registered as N7157C.
- Flew as tanker #63.
- Damaged when gear collapsed during landing, Coeur d´┐ŻAlene, ID, August 14, 1967.
Forest Protection Ltd, Fredericton, New Brunswick, May 1976-2010.
- Registered as C-GFPL.
- Flew as tanker #E22, #22.
- Crashed & destroyed during practice run, Miramichi City, NB, April 23, 2010.
-- Pilot Ron Clowes fatally injured.
Grumman Avenger Bu. 86020
Grumman Avenger Bu. 86020 WRG# 0015871
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.
Photo Source(s):
Forest Protection Ltd

Research Assistance:
Chris Adam
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