Plane Crash, about 1940-1944, World War II photo
Photographer: J. Gordon Henderson ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/about-the-collection/j-gordon-henderson ) ..Description: .Black and white image of an airplane that crashed into a field. The airplane landed on a fence. The back end of the airplane looks undamaged but the wing of the plane is bent on a 90 degree angle. '1296' is painted near the tail of the plane and on the wing that is twisted. There are several trees visible in the background of the picture. The negative was kept in a small brown paper bag with '5969 Plane Crash Sky Harbour' written on it in pencil and black ink. Also in the paper bag were additional 5 additional images of the plane crash (A992.0003.207, A992.0003.208, A992.0003.209, A992.0003.210, A992.0003.212). ..Object ID : A992.0003.211..View this item in the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol's collections database. ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/objects/A992.0003.211/A992.0003.211 ) ..Order a higher-quality version of this item (fee applies). ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/reproductions/order/A992.0003.211 )
Goderich Airport (ICAO: CYGD), also known as Goderich Municipal Airport, is a registered aerodrome located 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km; 1.7 mi) north of Goderich, Ontario, Canada. The aerodrome is best known as the home of Sky Harbour Aircraft, an aircraft paint shop. During World War II, Goderich Airport hosted No. 12 Elementary Flying Training School for the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, providing initial pilot training for aircrews using the Fleet Finch. No. 12 EFTS opened on October 14, 1940 and closed on July 14, 1944.
During World War II, Goderich Airport hosted No. 12 Elementary Flying Training School for the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, providing initial pilot training for aircrews using the Fleet Finch.No. 12 EFTS opened on October 14, 1940 and closed on July 14, 1944.