United States Navy. TBM-3. Construction number 3846.
Dennis G. Smilanich/Idaho Aircraft, Boise, Idaho; N9590C, flew as #D1. 1963-1972.
Note: The original Skyway Avenger #603, BuNo #53507, CF-IML, crashed in New Brunswick in 1960.
Note: N9590C #53784 should not be confused with N9590Z #91733, which is an Aircraft Specialties/Globe Air TBM.
Conair Aviation Ltd., Abbotsford, BC
#603 CF-AGL 1972-1977
Aerial Spray Program – Quebec
1972 – Purchased by Conair in 1972 and numbered 603. Flew in Quebec in 1972, Pilot Smeed.
Crashed 9 June 1972 while spraying out of Lac des Loups, Quebec, for FPL; the aircraft burned and pilot Smeed was killed. I have not been able to find an accident card for this incident.
See HERE for a French article on the crash.