United States Navy. TBM-3. Construction number 2270. U.S. Forestry Service, Beltsville, MD, registered as N179Z. There a very nice colour image of N179Z for sale at AirlineFan.com. Seeley Flying Service, Newcastle & Casper, WY, registered as N17930. Air Tankers Inc, Newcastle, WY. Flew as #B19 N17930 1970-1972. Did not fly in New Brunswick.
Norfolk Aerial Spraying, Fredericton, NB #B19 C-GOBK 1974-1978
Aerial Spray Program – NB 1974 – Pilot Falkowski. 1975, 1976, 1977 – Pilot Vallee. 1978 – Pilot Zwarts. Crashed 30 May 1978. TBM GOBK contracted from Norfolk and based at Juniper crashed and burned near Albright’s Corner near Minto. Pilot Lou Zwarts lost his life.