Accident Summary & Official Report of OO-CBG

contributed by Tom Beard

Summary prepared by Tom Beard

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Official Accident Report


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(to the best of our knowlege, this was the first and only aircraft accident report ever made by the Newfoundland Government. Newfoundland joined Canada two and a half years later)


Retired Lieutenant Commander Tom Beard, USCG, split a military flying career as a Navy carrier and Coast Guard rescue pilot accumulating 6,000 flight-hours in a dozen operational aircraft, including: attack, fighter, surveillance, seaplane, transport and helicopter. Beard holds a MA degree with more than 30 articles and three books published in American maritime and aviation history. One prize-winning book is The Coast Guard. Tom and wife, Carolyn spent sixteen years circumnavigating the globe in their sailboat and have cruised over 160,000 miles. 



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