Work in progress

               Aerobatic Teams

Snowbirds
Losses and Ejections

List being compiled - more to add

 
Date Air Force A'cft Unit - Serial

based

crashed crew photo seat
1972
CAF
CT-114 Tutor  
431 Sqn
Snowbirds
during a demonstration at the Trenton Airshow in Trenton, Ontario Captain Lloyd Waterer    
1978
CAF
CT-114 Tutor  
431 Sqn
Snowbirds
Horizontal stabilizer critically failed rendering the aircraft uncontrollable at an airshow in Grande Prairie, Alberta Captain Gordon de Jong ejected but unsuccessfully   Weber
3rd September 1989
CAF
CT-114 Tutor  
431 Sqn
Snowbirds
Mid-air collision during a demonstration at the Canadian International Air Show during the CNE in Toronto, Ontario. Crashed into Lake Ontario Captain Shane Antaya killed  
3rd September 1989
CAF
CT-114 Tutor  
431 Sqn
Snowbirds
Major Dan Dempsey safely ejected   Weber
1991
CAF
CT-114 Tutor  
431 Sqn
Snowbirds
crashed during a routine training flight near Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan      
OK OK no ejections
1992
CAF
CT-114 Tutor  
431 Sqn
Snowbirds
DETAILS NEEDED ejected safely   Weber CL-41
1992
CAF
CT-114 Tutor  
431 Sqn
Snowbirds
ejected safely   Weber CL-41
1992
CAF
CT-114 Tutor  
431 Sqn
Snowbirds
Crashed  due to failed engine bearing near Moose Jaw no injuries   no ejection
21st
March 1994
09:30 hrs

Canadian Forces
CT-114 Tutor 114079
431 Sqn "Snowbirds".
Engine failure during an air show practice, about 18 miles south of CFB Moose Jaw      
Pilot minor injuries ejected Was there another crew member?? Weber CL-41
1997
CAF
CT-114 Tutor  
431 Sqn "Snowbirds".
Two Snowbirds touched wingtips over Glen Falls, N.Y no injuries    
10th December 1998
CAF
CT-114 Tutor  
431 Sqn
Snowbirds
No. 2
mid-air collision during a training flight Capt. Mike Vandenbos ejected - parachute not fully deployed when he hit the ground - died on impact Weber CL.41
  September 2000 - Two jets sustained minor damage when the wing of one aircraft grazed the tail of another on the way to an air show. The pilots were not injured.
                 
Thursday 21st June 2001
CAF
CT-114 Tutor  
431 Sqn
Snowbirds

                               DND
mid-air collision over Lake Eerie
near Port Burwell both and were picked up by a military helicopter
Major Robert "Bob" Painchaud   Weber CL.41
Thursday 21st June 2001
CAF
CT-114 Tutor  
431 Sqn
Snowbirds
Sgt. David Wilson ejected   Weber CL.41
Friday 10th December 2004
CAF
CT-114 Tutor

 

431 Sqn
Snowbirds
Mid-air collision Friday morning while on a routine practice flight over southern Saskatchewan. Capt. Chuck Mallett was "ejected" still in his seat and manually released himself Weber CL-41
Friday 10th December 2004
CAF
CT-114 Tutor

 

431 Sqn
Snowbirds
Miles Selby did not eject and was killed    
Wednesday 24th August 2005
CAF

CT-114 Tutor

114120
No. 8 in team

431 Sqn
Snowbirds
"Catastrophic engine failure." Crashed in Thunder Bay in north western Ontario while on route to airshow Captain Andrew "Andy" Mackay ejected Weber CL.41
Friday 18th May 2007
CAF
CT-114 Tutor No. 2
431 Sqn
Snowbirds
crashed during a rehearsal for two air shows this weekend in Malmstrom Air Base Montana Captain Shawn McCaughey Killed
                        CAF
no ejection reported
                 

 Below are temporary  links to specific Aerobatic Teams and their Losses and Ejections - All are considered works in progress and addition material / amendments welcomed - and acknowledged


Blue Angels

Red Arrows

Snowbirds
 Frecce Tricolor
Green Falcons
 

Acknowledgements

CAF

Public Relations and News Releases

   NAMAR

North American Military Aviation Review Group Forum

Canadian_Air_Force

Canadian Forces and Royal Canadian Air Force Group Forum

Jeff Rankin-Lowe

Sirius Productions

Dave Allport

Air Forces Magazine {AFM} for permission to extract information from his regular feature "Attrition" concerning ejection related aviation losses

   Scramble.nl

Dutch Aviation Society

(if I inadvertently omit your name from this listing PLEASE let me know to amend the listing)