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MacNaughton, Robert Elwood (Leading Aircraftman)

Killed in Flying Accident 1966-April-23

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Birth Date: 1937-June-29 (age 28)

Born: North Devon, New Brunswick

Son of Peter and Audrey MacNaughton.

Husband of Janet MacNaugthon. Father of Leisha D. MacNaughton. Brother of Keith, David, John, Frances and Florence MacNaughton.A memorial service was held at Hope

Home: North Devon, New Brunswick

Enlistment: Saint John, New Brunswick

Enlistment Date: 1954-07-19

121 (K)
Leading Aircraftman
Air Chief MarshalA/C/M
Air MarshalA/M
Air Vice MarshalA/V/M
Air CommodoreA/C
Group CaptainG/C
Wing CommanderW/C
Squadron LeaderS/L
Flight LieutenantF/L
Flying OfficerF/O
Pilot OfficerP/O
Warrant Officer 1st ClassWO1
Warrant Officer 2nd ClassWO2
Flight SergeantFS
Senior AircraftmanSAC
Leading AircraftmanLAC
Aircraftman 1st ClassAC1
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAC2
Service Numbers
Multiple fatalities associated with this accident.Listed as Lance Corporal in Book of Remembrance.

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Google MapNorth Devon, New Brunswick

Albatross 9302

Grumman CSR-110 Albatross

(DND Photo via James Craik) Source Harold A Skaarup Web Page
Grumman CSR-110 Albatross, RCAF (Serial No. (9309).

The Grumman CSR-110 Albatross is a large twin-radial engine amphibious flying boat flown by the RCAF as a search and rescue aircraft. Harold Skaarup web pages

Note: G-231 is the Grumman model number for RCAF Albatross; others G-111.

General Harold A Skaarup Web Page

YouTube Grummand Albatross Seaplane

Wkikpedia Wikipedia Albatross Seaplane

Kestrek Publications RCAF CSR-110 Albatross Serials List - Kestrel Piblications

CASPIR Aircraft Groups:
RCAF On Strength (9), Canadian Aircraft Losses (1)
last update: 2023-12-15 19:01:09

Albatross 9302

Based at RCAF Station Vancouver in 1963. Serving with No. 121 Composite Unit (KU) at RCAF Station Comox, BC when it crashed near Hope, BC on 23 April 1966. Only RCAF Albatross loss.

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1960-00-00 Taken on Strength 2019-08-20
1966-06-16 Struck off Strength Struck off after crash, see comments. 2019-08-20

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