32 OTU’s Beechcraft Expeditor (#HB100) aircraft, with an aircrew of four, was on a ferry flight from RCAF Rockcliffe, Ontario to Patricia Bay, British Columbia, when it crashed at sea near Patricia Bay.
The four airmen who perished in this accident were-
RCAF Flight Lieutenant Harry Woodward DONKERSLEY,
RCAF Squadron Leader James Gerard FLAHERTY,
RAFVR Squadron Leader Terence Alexander PRINGLE and
RCAF Flying Officer Ernest SOWERBY.
Service Number: 78022
Rank: Squadron Leader
Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Division: 32 Operational Training Unit (OTU); Patricia Bay, British Columbia
A university graduate (B. Sc.), he was the son of George A. Pringle, M.D., and of Amy J. Pringle of Cranham, Upminster, Essex, England.
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