Gordon Lamont MacKenzie Leading AircraftmanR/175898Royal Canadian Air ForceJune 10, 1924Edmonton, AlbertaJuly 16, 1942Vancouver, British Columbia175 feet, 11 inchesMediumBlueBrownSingleStudentUnited ChurchThomas MacKenzie (Father) North Vancouver, BCMay 6, 194318West Vancouver (Capilano View) Cemetery, British Columbia, CanadaSec. C. Plot 17. Lot F.Canada
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Leading Aircraftman, Gordon Lamont MacKenzie was the only son of Thomas MacKenzie and Dorothy MacKenzie, of North Vancouver.While in training at RCAF No. 3 Service Flying Training School, Calgary, Alberta, Leading Aircraftman MacKenzie was killed in a flying accident north west of the airbase while on a routine night solo training flight at 23:10 hours on May 6, 1943. Evidence at the Court of Inquiry warranted an inference of failure of the starboard engine with insufficient height of the aircraft (Crane I 8166) to enable recovery.