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Sgt Vernon Rupert Ducklow
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Birth: unknown
Death: Jan. 19, 1946

Long Description:
On January 19, 1946,a Royal Canadian Air Force DC-3 (Dakota) left Comox, British Columbia to Greenwood, Nova Scotia. It and its crew of seven were reported missing. It took five days for the Crowsnest Pass Forest Rangers to snowshoe to the crash site because of bad weather. They were guided by the smoke of the burning plane. There were no survivors, the rescue team brought the bodies out on toboggans. The men who lost their lives were: Flying Officer Robert Huycke Watt, Flying Officer James Leonard Norris, Flight Lieutenant William Joesph Woods, Flight Lieutenant William James Sealy, Sergeant Vernon Rupert Ducklow, Leading Aircraftsman Daniel Levy and Leading Aircraftsman Richard Brockwell Lowe.




Date of Crash: 01/19/1946

Aircraft Model: DC-3 (Dakota)

Military or Civilian: Military

Cause of Crash:
The cause of the crash was the plane hitting Mount Ptolemy and crashing in the valley below.

Web Address for Related Web Sites: Not listed


 
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Gunnels
Record added: Jan 21, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103879569
 

 
 
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