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Special Constable Vincent Norman Timms
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

End of Watch: Saturday, December 9, 1989

Biographical Info
Age: Not available
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident
Date of Incident: Not available
Incident Location: Alberta
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

Special Constable Vincent Norman Timms was stationed in Alberta at the time of his death. S/Cst. Timms was actively involved as an aerial surveillant. On December 9, 1989, he was returning to Edmonton in a Cessna 182, piloted by S/Cst. Nancy Puttkemery.

The weather conditions were poor and deteriorating. In limited visibility and heavy snow, S/Cst. Puttkemery opted to return to Calgary. In making a left turn at low altitude, the left wing of her plane struck a wire of a Cantel Radio Tower near Crossfield, Alberta. The plane fell to the ground and was completely demolished. S/Cst. Vincent Norman Timms and S/Cst. Nancy Puttkemery were killed immediately on impact.

S/Cst. Timms is survived by his wife and two children.

Related Line of Duty Deaths
Patch image: Royal Canadian Mounted Police, FederalSpecial Constable Nancy Puttkemery
Royal Canadian Mounted Police, CAN
EOW: Saturday, December 9, 1989
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident

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