Incident Northrop A-17A Nomad Mk I 3506,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 308454
 
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Date:Monday 30 November 1942
Time:14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic a17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Northrop A-17A Nomad Mk I
Owner/operator:9 B&GS RCAF
Registration: 3506
MSN: 38-338
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:2.5 miles south-west of RCAF Mont Joli, Quebec -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RCAF Mont Joli, QC
Destination airport:RCAF Mont Joli, QC
Narrative:
A-17 Nomad, 3506, of the 9 BGS (Bombing & Gunnery School) at Mont Joli QC was on a scheduled target drogue exercise. At the end of the exercise the Battle was returning to base when the engine failed at 700 ft. The pilot selected various fuel tanks but the engine failed to start necessitating a forced landing. The aircraft struck a pile of rocks and other objects damaging the Nomad beyond repair. The Nomad was reduced to spares and SOC 16-MAR-1943. The pilot and drogue operator survived with minor injuries.

Sources:

https://caspir.warplane.com/bin/warplanero.exe?action=webprograms&subaction=airserialscanadian&aircraftno=200001145
Joe Baugher: Northrop MSN 38-338, Temp delivery registration NX N38; RCAF 3506

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Nov-2023 11:06 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Operator]
09-Jun-2024 18:06 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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