United States Navy. TBM-3S. Construction number 3694.
Royal Canadian Navy. AS 3M. Flew as #309 and 307 for Squadrons VS 880 and 881. BOC: July 25, 1950. SOC: July 5, 1960.
Canadian Collieries Resources, Vancouver, BC. 1965-1966 – CF-MXN. Did not spray in NB.
Weldwood of Canada Ltd., Vancouver?, BC. No number. CF-MXN 1965. Did not spray in NB. [Weldwood is a manufacturer of wood products with several sawmills in British Columbia and elsewhere. It was founded in 1964.]
Skyway Air Services, Langley, BC. #619 CF-MXN. Did not spray in NB.
Conair Aviation Ltd., Abbotsford, BC
#619 CF-MXN 1969-1973
Aerial Spray Program – NB, Quebec
1969 – Pilot Mehlhaeff. 1970 – Pilot Zimmer. 1971 – Pilot Maclaggan. Crashed into river, Kamloops, BC, 31 July 1971, after power loss after takeoff from Kamloops. Recovered and repaired. 1972 – Flew in Quebec. Pilot Grosenick.
Fire Control, British Columbia
1973 – Hit tree after bombing run, Moyie Lake, BC, Aug. 18, 1973; repaired. Crashed in the Kootenays [no details] later in 1973 after hitting trees and damaging elevators. Full power was needed to keep control, but the aircraft climbed and the pilot bailed out. [Robert M. Stitt, pers. comm.]