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7850

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1293

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Used by to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C10 damage at 08:55 on 7 May 1942, 12 miles west of Saskatoon.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 31 August to 5 November 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 19 January 1945.  Stored at No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 4143:35 total time, 2203:05 since overhaul.  Later stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current.

 

last date: 1 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7851

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1294

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 29 September to 29 December 1942.  to No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To storage on 28 November 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 28 June 1945.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 2 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 3251:45 total time, 1973:25 since overhaul.  Sold to A.J.  Leeward.  To US civil register as N59509.

 

last date: 15 July 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7852

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1295

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 22 September to 19 November 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 28 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3379:55 total time, 2100:05 since overhaul.

 

last date: 20 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7853

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1296

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 July 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Used by No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba.  Category C1 damage at the Oberon relief aerodrome at 00:45 on 26 September 1941.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 31 March to 4 June 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 26 June 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 13 April 1945.  Stored at No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3669:20 total time, 1974:30 since overhaul.  Sold to M & C Aviation Ltd. of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.  Registration CF-BPZ reserved on 4 September 1945, never taken up.  No further data.

 

last date: 22 November 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation at Prince Albert for disposal

7854

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1297

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 24 August to 27 October 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 28 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3381:30 total time, 2101:30 since overhaul.

 

last date: 20 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7855

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1298

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Used by No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba.  Category C3 damage at Brandon aerodrome at 15:00 on 25 August 1941.  Category C14 damage at Brandon aerodrome at 16:00 on 8 January 1942.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 6 August to 20 September 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 11 December 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 10 April 1945.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 2 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 3471:10 total time, 1485:30 since overhaul.  To US civil register as N69522.

 

last date: 26 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7856

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1299

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 31 July to 23 October 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 29 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3256:45 total time, 1976:45 since overhaul.

 

last date: 20 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7857

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1350

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 8 September to 25 November 1942.  to No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To storage, 4 August to 16 December 1943.  Destroyed in Category A crash.  To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 4 February 1944 for write off.

 

last date: 4 March 1944 - Struck off, reduced to produce

7858

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1351

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 14 January to 17 March 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training command when completed, issued from storage on 19 June 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 13 April 1945.  Stored at No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3334:10 total time, 1948:15 since overhaul.  By 27 November 1945 on the books of Material Command, stored at the Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Saskatoon.  Sold to Siple Aircraft.  To US civil register as N79216.  Last known registration issued to P and B Flying Service of Pensacola, Florida, revoked.

 

last date: 2 January 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7859

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1352

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First used by No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba.  Category A crash at 09:30 on 13 September 1941, 1 mile north-east of Rathwell, Manitoba (60 miles east-south-east of Brandon).  Cause reported as unauthorized low flying.  Aircraft largely destroyed by post impact fire.  LAC J.P. Seymour and LAC W.S. Shand, both from US, killed.  NOTE: there is some confusion in some RCAF records between this aircraft and 7869, but the RCAF accident investigation report identifies the Rathwell crash as 7859.

 

last date: 14 October 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7860

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1353

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Used by No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba.  Category C2 damage at the Brandon aerodrome at 18:00 on 12 April 1942.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 31 July to 19 October 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To Prairie Airways again, 2 March to 26 April 1944.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Issued from storage on 12 December 1944.  Back to storage on 24 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 13 June 1945.  Stored at No. 304 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite, where it was noted with 2937:15 total time, 88:30 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft of Montreal.  To US civil register as N61729.

 

last date: 9 November 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7861

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1354

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 24 September to 17 December 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  To No. 3 Training Command on 1 January 1945, pending disposal from that date.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ, where it was noted with 3378:00 total time, 2098:20 since overhaul.  To US civil register as N9097H.

 

last date: 26 November 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7862

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1355

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Used by No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C3 damage at Saskatoon aerodrome at 16:40 on 22 May 1942.  Struck by Battle 1839 when the Battle taxied into position for takeoff.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 1 September 1942.  Pending disposal from 17 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at Neepawa, Manitoba, where it was reported with 2095:00 total time.  Registered as CF-FGF in 1948.  Donated to Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Hamilton by D. Wardle, who had used it for photo survey from Ottawa for several years.  Airworthy in 1977, reported then as last airworthy Crane in Canada.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued 28 May 1997, to the CWHM.  Still on display at Hamilton in 2010.

 

last date: 10 March 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7863

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1356

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 31 March to 5 June 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To storage on 24 August 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 28 June 1945.  Stored by No. 2 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 3010:35 total time, 1333:45 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple aircraft.  To US civil register as N1003M.

 

last date: 9 November 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7864

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1357

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 31 March to 8 May 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 11 April 1945.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 304 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Dauphin, Manitoba, where it was noted with 3322:35 total time, 1673:55 since overhaul.  Sold to A.J. Leeward of Montreal.  To US civil register as N60859.

 

last date: 22 June 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7865

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1358

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 5 October 1942 to 27 April 1943.  to storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage in 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 17 April 1945.  Stored at No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba, where it was noted with 1654:25 total time, 376:40 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft.  To US civil register as N61712.  Last known owner Columbia Air Services of Moses Lake, Washington.

 

last date: 9 November 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7866

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1359

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 31 March to 15 May 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 4 Training Command on 9 August 1943, for use by No. 3 service flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 6 August 1945.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 3747:50 total time, 2129:25 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft.  To US civil register as N57277.

 

last date: 22 December 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7867

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1360

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Used by No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C11 damage at Landham, Saskatchewan (20 miles north-west of Saskatoon aerodrome) at 18:10 on 30 September 1941 (or 1942?).  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 9 December 1942 to 20 February 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 17 February 1944, issued from storage on 1 April 1944, back to storage on 11 May 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 2 May 1945.  Stored by no. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1252:50 total time, 15:50 since overhaul.  Sold to Leavens Brothers at Barker Airport.  Registered as CF-BRA to Leavens Brothers Air Service of Toronto on 23 November 1945.  Withdrawn from use, reduced to spares by 25 February 1949.

 

last date: 2 October 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7868

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1361

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for repairs, 23 October to 6 November 1941, with 188:15 logged time.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  With No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan when it crashed at 01:30 at the Vanscoy relief aerodrome at 01:30 on 11 February 1942.  Scrapped by No. 4 SFTS.  Had 440:25 total time when struck off.

 

last date: 31 March 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7869

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1362

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 15 August to 27 October 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  With No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba when it collided with Crane 8813 at 12:00 on 25 November 1944, while both aircraft were on final approach to Dauphin aerodrome.  This aircraft was the lower of the two at the time of collision, and landed straight ahead without further damage.  No injuries in either aircraft.  Initially reported as Category C damage.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot on 30 November 1944, where it was scrapped without being repaired.

 

last date: 14 December 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7870

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1363

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 7 October 1942 to 27 May 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 17 April 1945.  Stored at No. 12 Service flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba, where it was noted with 3253:55 total time, 1972:05 since overhaul.  Sold to A.J. Leeward of Montreal.  To US civil register as N69489.

 

last date: 20 June 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7871

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1364

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 6 October to 22 December 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 30 August 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3380:05 total time, 2100:40 since overhaul.

 

last date: 20 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7872

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1365

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 6 August to 20 September 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 11 December 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 10 April 1945.  Stored at No. 2 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 3263:00 total time, 1314:30 since overhaul.  To civil register as CF-DAB.  Damaged by fire on 6 November 1948, apparently not repaired.

 

last date: 23 March 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7873

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1366

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 4 May to 13 July 1943.  to storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 2 September 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 11 April 1945.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 304 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Dauphin, Manitoba, where it was noted with 3081:55 total time, 1234:40 since overhaul.  Sold to D. MacKenzie of Leaside, Ontario.  To civil register as CF-CTH.

 

last date: 15 June 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7874

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1367

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 2 July to 4 September 1943.  To storage with No. 2 training Command when completed, issued from storage on 4 September 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 11 April 1945.  Stored at No. 304 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite, where it was noted with 3148:50 total time, 1167:05 since overhaul.

 

last date: 23 March 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7875

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1368

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

With No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba when it received Category C damage at 10:45 on 18 January 1942, 3 miles north-east of Sifton, Manitoba (20 miles north of Dauphin aerodrome) in a collision with Crane 7968.  Other aircraft destroyed.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 28 April to 6 July 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed. Issued from storage on 16 August 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 17 April 1945.  Stored at No. 12 Service flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba, where it was noted with 2762:55 total time, 1684:05 since overhaul.  Sold to A.J. Leeward.  To US civil register as N69490.

 

last date: 20 June 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7876

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1369

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 3 September to 15 October 193.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 12 November 1943.  to No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 11 April 1945.  Stored at No. 304 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite, where it was noted with 3076:30 total time, 1082:40 since overhaul.  Sold to Western Aeromotive of Edmonton.  To civil register as CF-DAJ.

 

last date: 9 November 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7877

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1370

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

With No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba when it received Category C2 damage at the R2 relief aerodrome at 17:00 on 20 October 1941.  Still with this School when it was in a Category A crash in late 1942.  Scrapped by No. 10 SFTS.

 

last date: 28 January 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7878

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1371

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 21 September to 23 December 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 7 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.

 

last date: 20 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7879

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1372

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 6 January to 14 April 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 13 April 1945.  Stored at No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3440:05 total time, 2156:10 since overhaul.  By 27 November 1945 stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at the Reserve Equipment at Saskatoon.  Sold to A.J. Leeward of Montreal.  To US civil register as N69502.

 

last date: 13 July 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7880

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1373

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 23 July to 10 September 1943.  to storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 7 October 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 27 March 1945.  Stored at No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba, where it was noted with 3239:50 total time, 1266:15 since overhaul.  Later stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 304 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Dauphin.  Sold to A.J. Leeward of Montreal.  To US civil register as N69474.  Last known owner was P.A. Fixl of Dover, New Jersey.

 

last date: 22 June 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7881

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1374

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 13 August to 25 September 1943/  to storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, issued from storage in October 1943.  At No. 2 Flying Instructors School at Pearce, Alberta in early 1944.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 16 June 1944.  to No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Issued from storage on 4 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 17 April 1945.  Stored at No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Noted with 2725:20 logged time while in storage.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd.  To US civil register as N79220.

 

last date: 21 December 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7882

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1375

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 8 July to 8 September 1943.  to storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage in early 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  To storage from 24 January to 13 February 1945.  Pending disposal from 11 April 1945.  Stored at No. 304 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite, where it was noted with 2353:15 total time, 372:40 since overhaul.  To civil register as CF-DRA.

 

last date: 22 November 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7883

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1376

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 6 January to 8 April 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 11 April 1945.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 304 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Dauphin, Manitoba, where it was noted with 3214:40 total time, 1931:15 since overhaul.  Sold to A.J. Leeward of Montreal.  To US civil register as N69119.

 

last date: 22 June 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7884

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1377

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

With No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba when it was severely damaged by fire following a Category A crash 6 miles north-west of Brandon, at 14:35 on 30 April 1942.  Instructor F/Sgt. D. Patenall and 2 others on board killed.

 

last date: 26 May 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7885

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1378

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 26 August to 8 October 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 1 Training Command on 17 February 1944, for use by No. 1 Flying Instructors School at Trenton, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 24 February 1945.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 2598:55 total time, 648:10 since overhaul.  Sold to Aircraft Industries Ltd.

 

last date: 31 October 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7886

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1379

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 1 October to 9 November 1943.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 25 November 1943..  Category A crash on 1 May 1944.  To No. 10 Repair Depot for salvage.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A404 on 3 June 1944.  To No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary for use as an instructional aid on same date.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 3 October 1945.

 

last date: 24 October 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7887

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1380

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

With No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba.  Mid-air with Crane 7745 at 17:40 on 11 June 1942, while both aircraft were approaching to land at the Chater relief aerodrome.  Red flare was fired, and lower aircraft climbed into higher aircraft.  Instructor P/O A.B. Polley and student LAC G.O. Wilson, RAAF killed.  Scrapped by No. 12 SFTS.

 

last date: 7 July 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7888

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1381

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 7 May to 24 July 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 11 February 1944.  Issued from storage on 1 April 1944, then back to storage on 11 May 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 2 May 1945.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1864:55 total time, 12:10 since overhaul.  Sold to A.J. Leeward of Montreal.  To US civil register as N60557.

 

last date: 4 September 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7889

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1382

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

Used by No. 4 Training Command Communications Flight at Regina, Saskatchewan.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  To storage on 23 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 28 June 1945.  stored by No. 2 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 1750:50 total time, never overhauled.  Sold to Saskatchewan Reconstruction Corporation of Regina.

 

last date: 10 December 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7890

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1383

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Used by No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba.  Category A crash at Dauphin on 12 July 1942.  Scrapped by No. 10 SFTS.

 

last date: 31 August 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7891

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1384

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 3 September to 16 October 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 26 November 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 11 April 1945.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 304 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Dauphin, Manitoba, where it was noted with 3086:45 total time, 1102:10 since overhaul.  Sold to A.J. Leeward of Montreal.  To US civil register as N69120.

 

last date: 22 June 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7892

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1385

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 22 October 1942 to 28 January 1943.  to storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 4 Training Command on 9 August 1943, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  Still with this School when it crashed in early 1944.  To workshop reserve at No. 10 Repair Depot on 6 March 1944, for inspection and write off following this crash.

 

last date: 29 April 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7893

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1386

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Severely damaged by post crash fire in mid 1943.  To No. 8 Repair Depot on 10 August 1943, for scrapping.

 

last date: 22 September 1943 - Struck off, reduced to produce

7894

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1387

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 1 October to 18 December 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 4 January 1945.  Stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3376:00 total time, 2095:55 since overhaul..

 

last date: 1 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7895

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1388

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Used by No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba.  Category C 1/4 damage at Dauphin at 08:00 on 24 November 1941.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 8 December 1942 to 13 February 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 4 Training Command on 9 August 1943, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 1 January 1945.  Stored at No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2784:05 total time, 1499:40 since overhaul.  Later stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit.  To US civil register as N79276.  Sold to D. Ward of Three Rivers, Michigan in 1952 for $600.  Used for charter flights.

 

last date: 1 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7896

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1389

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 1 October 1942 to 21 January 1943.  to storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 27 April 1943.  To storage on 19 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 27 June 1945.  Stored at No. 2 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 2889:40 total time, 1609:55 since overhaul.  Sold to Maritime Central Airways.  Later to US civil register as N59510.

 

last date: 31 October 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7897

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1390

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First used by No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba.  Category C14 damage at the Brandon aerodrome at 15:45 on 16 July 1941.  Category C1 damage at Dauphin at 08:30 on 24 December 1941, reported by No. 10 Service Flying Training School.  Scheduled for overhaul at Prairie Airways from 5 October 1942, but this was cancelled.  Written off at No. 10 SFTS following a Category B crash.

 

last date: 28 January 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7898

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1391

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 18 November 1942 to 21 January 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 27 April 1943.  To storage again on 19 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 27 June 1945.  Stored by No.10 Repair Depot at No. 2 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 3030:35 total time, 1748:50 since overhaul.  Sold to A.J. Leeward of Montreal.  To US civil register as N69498.

 

last date: 15 July 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7899

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1392

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 8 September to 19 October 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 1 Training Command on 17 February 1944, for use by No.1 Flying Instructor School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 24 February 1945.  Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 2739:00 total time, 798:05 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd.  To US civil register as N60537.

 

last date: 31 October 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal


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