FMSY / Skyway #611 / Bu# 53670

Early History

United States Navy. TBM-3. c/n 3732.
Royal Canadian Navy. Flew as #306 for Squadron VS 880. BOC: September 22, 1952. SOC: July 5, 1960.

Skyway Air Services, Langley, BC
#611 CF-MSY 1960-65

Aerial Spray Program – NB
1961 – Tallied by Larry Milberry at Cartierville, Quebec, May 22, 1961, while en route to NB. 1962 – No information. 1963Crashed July 31, 1963, near Seymour Lake (BC) 10 miles south-southwest of Smithers Airport. Pilot Jim Roberts. [Robert M. Stitt, pers. comm.]

60s early T11 FMSY & C180 BD - C

This is #611 taken “in 1962 at Skyway’s base in Langley, the first year for contracted tankers in B.C. Someone had painted “Baron von (something or another) on the side.” [Gord Bell]

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